La cruz del Sur (The Southern Cross)
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La cruz del Sur (The Southern Cross)
In this impressionistic documentary, the virtually unswerving intent of the Catholic Church in South America, which is to completely convert all those following another (local) faith, is shown throughout the history of contact, beginning with the time of the Conquistadors through to the present. With some irony, it shows that in some areas, Catholicism itself has adapted to accommodate local practices, despite consistent and strenuous (and often bloody) efforts to the contrary. Present-day Native believers are interviewed concerning their ideologies and beliefs, as are church authorities, and… More