The film “Poveda” was screened at the auditorium of the seminary of the Archdiocese of Madrid on Tuesday, September 20, for approximately seventy young people and adults who are preparing for the priesthood.
The film "Poveda," inspired by the life of St. Pedro Poveda, will be screened in several countries. It has received awards and recognition at several film festivals.
On the occasion of the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation that we celebrate with the Orthodox Church, Pope Francis has written a message with the theme "Show Mercy to our Common Home." This World Day of Prayer is also supported by the World Council of Churches and it is a privileged moment to become more aware and contribute individually and socially to this challenge of our time.
Given the pain and tragedy of innocent victims in recent terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Bangladesh, Baghdad, and now Saudi Arabia, as in other cities before ... we are left with a devastating helpless silence. Later, a few words that become prayer and a search for peace come out.
The jury of the International Catholic Film Festival, Mirabile Dictu, sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Culture, has chosen "Poveda" as best film of the 2016 edition. The awards were announced at a gala dinner on Thursday, June 23, at the Palazzo della Cancelleria, of the Holy See.
Mirabile Dictu, The International Catholic Film Festival, has nominated the Spanish film "Poveda" for best film award. The winners of the awards, considered the "Catholic Oscars," will be announced at the gala ceremony to be held on June 23 at the Palace of the Chancery of Rome.
On May 7, a group of the Rajab Project that welcomes Immigrants shared an experience with women from the Poveda Socio-Cultural Center in Guadix, a meaningful place for the Teresian Association.
SANTIAGO DE CHILE, Chile.
On Saturday, April 23, the film POVEDA premiered in Hoyts La Reina Cinemas in Santiago de Chile. Francisca Feria Martin, Director of the Teresian Association in Chile, and Julio Pozo, of “Productora Aerópago,” presented the film to an audience who filled the movie theater. Chile was the first country to receive the educational activity of the Teresian Association outside Spain, in 1928.
VATICAN CITY, Italy.
At the general audience on Wednesday, April 13, in St. Peter’s Square, Maite Uribe, Pablo Moreno and Josemaría Muñoz had the opportunity to give a copy of the film POVEDA to Pope Francis. At the audience, the Pope commented on the Gospel passage on the "call of Matthew" (Matthew 9:9-13).
VATICAN CITY, Italy.
On Tuesday, April 12 at 4:00 PM, the film POVEDA was screened in Cardinal Deskur room of the Vatican Film Library, located at San Carlo Palace, before representatives of dicasteries, congregations and religious orders, lay associations, priests and media.
The Social Area of the Teresian Association of Spain supports Bel Yournech Project, a humanitarian emergency response to the harsh reality faced by many African immigrants (women, children, the sick ..) waiting near the border of Ceuta for a possibility to enter Spain.
The film POVEDA continues to be shown in several theaters in Spain. Participants of the Rajab Project, promoted by the Teresian Association to welcome Immigrants in Jaén, relate their experience.
After a month in theaters, the movie "Poveda" has reached the sixth position among the Spanish films seen in 2016, according to comScore data released by the Ministry of Culture on Thursday, March 31. The film about the life of Pedro Poveda has been seen by more than 28,000 viewers.
On February 25, the Pedro Poveda Chair and the Pontifical University of Salamanca offered a workshop facilitated by the Institute of Pastoral Ministry of the university.