Culture of Life Studies
Movie Discussion Guide: A Man for All Seasons (1966) (Digital Download)
Sir Thomas More is the Chancellor of England. He is loyal to King Henry VIII, but he is also faithful to God's law about marriage and divorce. When the King petitions the pope asking for a divorce from his marriage with Catherine of Aragon, he is denied. Not willing to accept this as the final answer, Henry has
Parliament pass the Act of Supremacy, making himself the supreme head of the Church in England. He then divorces Catherine and marries Anne Boleyn. A Man for All Seasons is a powerful film of Saint Thomas More, who was martyred for his faithfulness to God's law.
Recommended for middle school and up.
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