Monday, January 23, 2017

In the News ... “Midland community leader visits Vatican for screening of 'Silence'"

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• A film that could engage the broader culture in a discussion of faith

Jimmy Patterson, Contributor
Midland Reporter-Telegram

MIDLAND, TEXAS - While he didn’t have the opportunity to meet Pope Francis, Midlander Dale Brown was no less impressed on his fifth visit to Rome -- this time as an executive producer of “Silence,” the recently released film by Martin Scorsese. Based on the 1969 novel by Shusaku Endo, “Silence” tells the story of the violent religious persecution of Christians, specifically Jesuit priests, in 17th century Japan ...

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