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The Coronado Cross in Kansas

In this short video, Gentry takes us to Kansas, right outside of Dodge City, to see the Coronado Cross. The site commemorates a mass held for the first time in this part of the country by Father Juan de Padilla in 1541, predating the landing of the Pilgrims by almost 100 years.

Religious Diversity in Indonesia

In this short video, Steve Leonard Harison talks to us about religious diversity in Indonesia and the importance of protecting religious sites worldwide.

The Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle in South Texas, USA

In this short film, Lydia Pesina tells us about the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle, in South Texas, a very special place in her life since childhood. The Basilica caters to a diverse population, including a large immigrant community, and even has its own Mariachi band!

Finding Peace in Bustling Manhattan

In this short film, Claudia, who is of Korean descent and was born and raised in Argentina, tells us about living in Manhattan and practicing her Christian faith in this diverse city.

The Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

In this short film, Daniel del Valle takes us on a tour of the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, where he once lived and studied as a member of the Royal Choir of Spain. He tells us about the significance of this site in his life and why religious sites should be respected and safeguarded.

Exploring Religious Sites in the Philippines 🇵🇭 with Director Theodore Boborol

Theodore Boborol, or Ted as he is more popularly known, is a TV and Film director based in the Philippines.

A Chapel with Special Powers

In this video, Ismael Lopez, the Founder of the animal rescue center Fundación Santuario Gaia, takes us on a tour of the Church of St. Valenti in the Valley of Salarça, in Catalonia, Spain. Built in the 12th century, the chapel's location, according to legend, exudes a certain energy that helps people solve all types of problems and conflicts.

A Mosaic of Religions in Rabat, Morocco

In this short video, UNAOC Young Peacebuilder Ms. Afaf Lamkoutar, speaks about the many cultures, religions, and sacred sites in her hometown of Rabat, Morocco, which illustrate the stories of people united around hopes and beliefs.

A Chapel in Havana, Cuba

This short video submitted by Catholic Extension takes us on a tour of St. Tomás de Villanueva, a chapel in the former campus of the Catholic University of Havana, Cuba, founded in 1946. The church was recently returned to the Archdiocese of Havana, which is now working towards restoring the beautiful building, an important part of Havana's history, culture, and heritage.

A Dialogue between “la Bomba” and Catholic Rituals in Puerto Rico

In this short video submitted by Catholic Extension, we meet Father Rocendo Herrera, who introduces us to St. Patrick Church of the Holy Spirit, in Loiza, on the northeastern coast of Puerto Rico. St. Patrick Church of the Holy Spirit is the third oldest parish on the island and the only one currently in use. Located in an Afro-Caribbean municipality in Puerto Rico, this place of worship embodies a dialogue between Catholicism and the playing of Puerto Rican drums known as "La Bomba".

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The Coronado Cross in Kansas

The Coronado Cross in Kansas

In this short video, Gentry takes us to Kansas, right outside of Dodge City, to see the Coronado Cross. The site commemorates a mass held for the...

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A Chapel with Special Powers

A Chapel with Special Powers

In this video, Ismael Lopez, the Founder of the animal rescue center Fundación Santuario Gaia, takes us on a tour of the Church of St. Valenti in...

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A Chapel in Havana, Cuba

A Chapel in Havana, Cuba

This short video submitted by Catholic Extension takes us on a tour of St. Tomás de Villanueva, a chapel in the former campus of the Catholic...

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Religion is love

Religion is love

In the short film "Religion is love", the very first winner of the Award #forSafeWorship of the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival of UNAOC and the...

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Religious Sites in Egypt

Religious Sites in Egypt

In this short video, Sandra Gobran, of Egypt, tells us about temples and tombs in her country and the importance of ensuring that all religious...

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Diversity

Diversity

In the short film “Diversity”, which won a partner award as part of the 2013 PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival of UNAOC and the International...

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Faith in London

Faith in London

In the short film “Faith in London”, which won several partners awards as part of the 2011 PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival of UNAOC and the...

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Religious Sites in Spain

Religious Sites in Spain

In this short video, Beatriz Serrano de Haro, from Spain, speaks about the importance of religious sites and faith in her life. By Beatriz Serrano...

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Catholic Church in Manhattan

Catholic Church in Manhattan

In this short video, Irene Lucini Serrano de Haro, an intern from Spain at the United Nations in New York, visits a catholic church in Manhattan and...

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A story from Pakistan

A story from Pakistan

In this short video, Syed Hussain Raza, of Pakistan, speaks about religious diversity and the need to celebrate one another’s traditions, religions,...

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The Coronado Cross in Kansas

In this short video, Gentry takes us to Kansas, right outside of Dodge City, to see the Coronado...

Religious Diversity in Indonesia

In this short video, Steve Leonard Harison talks to us about religious diversity in Indonesia and...

The Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of San Juan del Valle in South Texas, USA

In this short film, Lydia Pesina tells us about the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of...

Finding Peace in Bustling Manhattan

In this short film, Claudia, who is of Korean descent and was born and raised in Argentina, tells...

The Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial

In this short film, Daniel del Valle takes us on a tour of the Monastery of San Lorenzo de El...

Exploring Religious Sites in the Philippines 🇵🇭 with Director Theodore Boborol

Theodore Boborol, or Ted as he is more popularly known, is a TV and Film director based in the Philippines.

A Chapel with Special Powers

In this video, Ismael Lopez, the Founder of the animal rescue center Fundación Santuario Gaia,...

A Mosaic of Religions in Rabat, Morocco

In this short video, UNAOC Young Peacebuilder Ms. Afaf Lamkoutar, speaks about the many cultures,...

A Chapel in Havana, Cuba

This short video submitted by Catholic Extension takes us on a tour of St. Tomás de Villanueva, a...

A Dialogue between “la Bomba” and Catholic Rituals in Puerto Rico

In this short video submitted by Catholic Extension, we meet Father Rocendo Herrera, who...

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