It was Catholic and it was a real-life Camelot ! It lasted from 1609 to 1767 in a vast area of South America. A total population of almost 300,000 Catholics spread across a Jesuit-ruled independent country that encompassed the huge area of today’s Argentina, Paraguay, southern Brazil, and Uruguay. There were 30 technologically advanced cities of up to 20,000 citizens. Hollywood made a great movie about it: The Mission (1986) Listen to some of the award winning soundtrack here. Music by Ennio Morricone. It starred Jeremy Irons, Robert De Niro, Liam Nesson, Aidan Quinn.
On each program of “Setting the Record Straight” you will hear another fascinating yet neglected story from two thousand years of magnificent achievements of the Catholic Church. Historical Apologist Charles Coughlin presents these intriguing stories based upon respected and authoritative historical sources. Misinformation and disinformation about the earthly work of the Catholic Church is corrected. “Setting the Record Straight” will quench the thirst of Catholics who want to hear true stories explaining their glorious heritage.