Recent links: Mea Maxima Culpa press coverage & the Pope’s resignation

February 15, 2013

In the wake of the first resignation by a pope in six centuries, Jigsaw’s Mea Maxima Culpa, which is currently screening on HBO and in limited release, has been a large part of the conversation. Director Alex Gibney has given interviews where he praises the Pope’s decision to resign, saying “his time as Pope has been defined by [sex abuse scandals].”

Watch the interview with Soledad O’Brien here:

See also these articles that refer to the film:

The Financial Times also reviewed Mea Maxima Culpa, giving it five stars:

This is a tremendous documentary: at once cool and scalding, outraged and meticulous; a must-see for everyone, both inside and outside the “House of God”.