Picks and Pans Review: Catholics

updated 10/29/1979 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 10/29/1979 AT 01:00 AM EST

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When the Vatican abolishes the traditional liturgy, a young priest (Martin Sheen) orders an Irish abbott (masterfully portrayed by Trevor Howard) to abandon his old ways. The pope's visit should add new interest to this controversial 1973 film.

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