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And welcome back to us -- debate we'll look at church is experiencing tumultuous times headlines blare of the priest sex abuse crisis dwindling numbers and general apathy.
But other greenhouse -- to Quinn has a different story to tell about Catholics many of them celebrities who are coming back to the poll.
Her book recovering faith.
We're counselor story since the vote for here accounts are stories of -- religion -- joins me now on the set.
Marquis person that's actually come back the -- Martin Sheen right right and He has a very interesting story to tell about his return to faith.
He had a fascinating story to town because -- sort of drifted away you know when He was young hand actor living in New York.
But also expects same time before He could get away key data and found twin -- -- in the Catholic Worker Movement.
Main -- was so.
Formation for him.
Yes He progressed in his career He -- going to mass He started.
Getting involved with alcohol and an all sorts of other things and it was.
When He was working on the movie apocalypse.
So a friend of his had given him copies.
Of books to read and He finished reading dust -- -- the Brothers -- NASA.
He put the book down and said.
I've got to come back to the Catholic Church while.
It was it is a powerful story what in the book the Brothers Paramount took that compels them to the venture I think when He signed in there.
Ways -- classic struggle between good and evil.
And He was in Paris at the time but right before that.
He had been in India and He had seen poverty.
And I think it was the combination.
Of -- is seeing.
You -- the power of poverty.
And this fight between good and evil and his -- struggle his own internal struggle.
That He realized that He needed a spiritual foundation He actually left his hotel went across the street pounded on the door.
Another -- and when the priest opened the door He said father.
I need to come back to the cafeteria while you wouldn't -- because EM corporate influence is -- Charlie because certainly He kind of need something I think.
I don't know when I was doing when I was interviewing him.
In this Charlie Sheen thing was happening five.
I really wanted to focus mainly on his.
Struggle and his spiritual journey.
So I never really asked him but I I didn't see later that He had done interviews that where He said that He has been had been praying for yeah.
What do you don't need to really write this book -- to find these people who have come back to Catholic Church but I have been writing I convicted Catholic Church myself OK after being gone for about fifteen years.
But I have been writing books you know for the past maybe fifteen or twenty years about how different and -- of coming back to the Catholic Church.
And at one point my editors in our Sunday -- -- you know.
We need to do a story there's so much in the nose -- out.
Catholics you know leaving the church sure we know that people are coming back so let's see if we can put together -- book.
A current people who came back you've got other people you've got.
That's -- Thomas.
And who the most fascinating story for you.
I think one of the most fascinating stories was -- Darrow.
I'm really just a new sheriff in the end.
A contestant on America's Next Top Model than me.
And she had -- some sort of drifted away from the church and is only in her twenties at the time.
-- get involved with the modeling thing she hadn't filed with the clamor.
I she moved to in New York.
And she was in the middle of a photo shoot.
And they wanted her to -- some really skimpy.
Because they wanted her to see that they wanted to see this sexy side of her.
And it was doing this photo shoot that she can -- sort of spiritual.
-- she's she realized that.
If she died at that moment she would have nothing to -- to -- And so she just -- -- studio.
Adapter just laughed.
And called her father who lived in Missouri and found dead.
You've got a common keep coming get me I I I'm -- lose my soul I think I thought you and get -- it was very powerful.
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