"The Golden Compass"
What's Being Said


You may have heard or read about the controversy surrounding the motion picture the “The Golden Compass”. It always is important for parents to review the material their children are reading and the movies they are watching. This movie and these books pose the same responsibility. We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the content of the books and the movie before deciding on their appropriateness for your children or young people.

Below are a few links to give you access to a variety of Catholic opinions surrounding this motion picture.

Movie & book review by Fr. John Leies, SM, Professor of Theology, St. Mary’s University

Catholic News Service Movie Review-Harry Forbes & John Mulderig

Catholic Online Interview with Pete Vere and Sandra Miesel

17 Questions about Philip Pullman's Dark Materials-Sophia Sprule/Catholic Answers Forum