Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church. Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an intensely emotional spiritual struggle deciding between choosing morals over religion and one life over another. Written by
Eric Chor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
One man is about to challenge two thousand years of tradition.
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Did You Know?
Although the story is purely fictional, plenty of gay priests with their lovers as well as the straight priests who have secret wives and children, despite the vow of celibacy, exist inside the Roman Catholic Church even today in reality. See more
Father Greg holds up a communion wafer which is smooth. The scene cuts to Graham and then back to Father Greg, and the wafer has a diagonal line across it. See more
Father Matthew Thomas
The creation of mankind only started on the sixth day. It hasn't stopped yet. We're taller than we were a thousand years ago. We're fitter, faster. We live longer. We're better educated. More informed. So, creation... is an ongoing process. And if you interfere with it with it, aren't you spitting in the face of God? If you exploit your work force, don't you spit in the face of God? If you kill and maim, throw people out of their homes, turn your back on the elderly, If you shut down schools ...
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THE FIELDS OF ATHENRY
Composed by Pete St. John
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