Friday, May 30, 2014

Messenger of the Truth documentary on Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko to air this weekend

MESSENGER OF THE TRUTH, the award-winning documentary on the story of Blessed Father Jerzy Popieluszko, a Polish martyr and 21st century hero of human rights, who was the chaplain of the Solidarity movement in Poland will air Sunday, June 1 and Monday, June 2 in numerous cities throughout the United States. The official MESSENGER OF THE TRUTH website features the full list of times and dates when the documentary will be airing: 

PBS stations, via public television’s WORLD channels, will broadcast the documentary across the country, including in Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and St. Louis. The official MESSENGER OF THE TRUTH website features the full list of cities and stations scheduled to air the documentary:

Narrated by Catholic activist and actor Martin Sheen, MESSENGER OF THE TRUTH chronicles Father Jerzy’s opposition to Poland’s oppressive Communist leaders, who harassed, arrested, threatened, imprisoned and, eventually, murdered him for speaking the truth in a country full of propaganda, oppression and social injustice.

“A must-see documentary for all who believe in the rights of religious liberty, the dignity of the human person, and those who are lovers of freedom and defenders of the truth,” says His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York.

You can read my review of this powerful documentary HERE.

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