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Will Graham: It’s ‘daunting’ to portray his famous granddad in ‘Unbroken’ sequel

By Adelle M. Banks — September 13, 2018

(RNS) — ‘I carry on what he’s taught me on an everyday basis,’ said Will Graham. ‘That doesn’t bother me. But trying to do it on a movie set is different.’

Here’s the faith in the ‘American Sniper’ you won’t see in the film

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey — January 14, 2015

(RNS) “In that backroom or whatever it is when God confronts me with my sins, I do not believe any of the kills I had during the war will be among them,” legendary sniper Chris Kyle wrote in his 2012 autobiography. “Everyone I shot was evil. I had good cause on every shot.”

Angelina Jolie defends ‘universal’ depiction of faith in ‘Unbroken’

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey — December 10, 2014

(RNS) “He said he wanted the message to reach everyone,” Jolie said. “He said to make faith and forgiveness universal.”

Billy Graham, Louis Zamperini and the two nights in 1949 that changed their lives

By Cathy Lynn Grossman — December 9, 2014

(RNS) The preaching in that rented circus tent in Los Angeles changed Louis Zamperini, then 32 — who put away the bottle and devoted his life to Jesus. It also changed the preacher, Billy Graham, and the future course of American evangelicalism.

Will Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ disappoint Christians? It depends

By Sarah Pulliam Bailey — December 5, 2014

NEW YORK (RNS) The question is whether Hollywood can lure faith-based audiences with a story that’s based on faith but doesn’t pay much attention to it.

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