24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
A Church for the Third Millennium
Interview / Czech language only
For conservative Catholics, Pope Francis is too radical, while liberals and non-Catholics often find his steps insufficient. Can today’s Catholic Church be an inspiration for society and offer a cure against fear, lack of trust, social alienation, and the environmental crisis? What stance do Catholics take towards sensitive issues such as women’s reproductive rights and the LGBT community?
In cooperation with the Czech Christian Academy, Jihlava.
Holub studied theology and philosophy. He de- fended his doctoral dissertation on the topic of Christian ethics entitled “Ethical Aspects of the Fight Against Terrorism in Light of the Teachings of the ‘Just War’”. He was the first Czech military chaplain and from 1996 to 2006 the head chaplain of the Army of the Czech Republic. In 2016 he was named Bishop of the diocese of Pilsen. He enjoys sharing his office with the public, in particular through his Twitter account.
He started his career in media in 1992 at Voice of America and later worked for Evropa 2 radio. He later hosted the SOS show on TV Prima and Áčko and Sedmička programs on TV Nova. He worked for Czech public radio from 2000 to 2014. He also hosted Události, komentáře, the flagship program of the public channel ČT24, from 2008 to 2014. After leaving ČT24, he and Daniela Drtinová started the internet TV project DVTV.
Czech journalist and reporter. He studied History at Charles University and International Development at Oxford Brookes University. He has worked at People in Need, and since 2005 has been with Czech Television. From 2006-10 Pazderka was a Czech Television correspondent in Russia, and between 2012 and 2016 he reported on Poland, the Baltics and Eastern Europe from Warsaw. From November 2016 he served as deputy editor-in-chief of Aktuálně.cz and became its editor-in-chief in April 2018.
Czech Language Only