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"The Road:" A Movie Review

I can't wait to see this movie. It's one of my favorite books. This review at Catholic Key is interesting. It starts with a few paragraphs of introduction concerning a trip to Paraguay and then gets into the movie:

Six years ago, while visiting family in the outskirts of Asunción, Paraguay, I made a trip downtown to visit a chapel housing the heart of a saint. Roque González de Santa Cruz was born in Asunción in 1576, became a Jesuit missionary in 1609, and was killed by a native Guarani chief named Nheçu in 1628. Under the care of the Society of Jesus, a chapel next to a school named Cristo Rey is said to contain what remains: Nheçu’s weapon and Roque González’s heart. How? In what condition? I was asking those questions, too. But I arrived too late, and a strange old woman working in a room beside the chapel told me that yes, the heart was in there, but visiting hours were over for the day. My flight back to Kansas City left the next morning and I haven’t been back since.
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