As he so often does Cardinal Barron draws our attention to insights and questions missed by others.
Whether the movie is Christian or not isn’t the question, is it? After all, it’s a movie and not a homily but it does remind us that the world and culture will always ask us to deny Christ, step on the truth, and be silent. Maybe the life lesson of the movie is the parable of the two gates (Matt 7:13-14). Every day we have a choice. Will you take the narrow gate of the village elders or listen to the voice of the times and face the cock crow at the end?