Saint Nicholas: The Real Story

The truth about the man we call Santa Claus

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Saint Nicholas: The Real Story is an in depth look at the life and times of St. Nicholas. It takes you to beautiful Mediterranean locations where Nicholas actually lived. Experts tell about new historical and scientific analysis. Some of the most widely known St. Nicholas stories are told along with others less well known. Through it all the true story of a third century Christian man named Nicholas emerges, a man known for his generosity and concern for the poor. Bishop Nicholas stood for truth at a critical time in Church history and he profoundly affected the people in his community. This is a man who may actually be more interesting than the many legends that have grown up around him.

Hosted by Mark Wilson, Asia Minor Research Center, and featuring commentary by Father Gerardo Cioffari, Centro Studi Nicolaiani, Bari, Italy; Adam English, author of The Saint Who Became Santa Claus; and Carol Myers, St. Nicholas Center. Produced and directed by Stuart Lachlan Bennett, Lachlan Creative Group, distributed by Vision Video.

Documentary: 55 minutes

Review from Reel Spirituality


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Documentary for youth and adults who want to know more about the real man behind Santa Claus.
55 minutes
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