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Here's what we think will be your favorites among hymns, movies, novels, and even popes. Favorite Catholic Performing Artist

Traditional:
Mel Gibson

Moderately Traditional:
Nicole Kidman

Moderately Progressive:
Martin Sheen

Very Progressive:
Tim Robbins
Favorite Saint of Old

Traditional:
Athanasius

Moderately Traditional:
Thérèse of Lisieux

Moderately Progressive:
Francis of Assisi

Very Progressive:
Mary Magdalene
Favorite Catholic Writer

Traditional:
Evelyn Waugh

Moderately Traditional:
Flannery O'Connor

Moderately Progressive:
Graham Greene

Very Progressive:
Mary Gordon
Favorite Pope

Traditional:
Gregory the Great

Moderately Traditional:
John Paul II

Moderately Progressive:
John XXIII

Very Progressive:
Pope Joan
Favorite Catholic Hymn

Traditional:
"Panis Angelicus"

Moderately Traditional:
"Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence"

Moderately Progressive:
"On Eagles' Wings"

Very Progressive:
"Bread for the World"
Favorite Catholic Priest

Traditional:
Benedict Groeschel

Moderately Traditional:
Frank Pavone

Moderately Progressive:
Tom Reese

Very Progressive:
Richard McBrien
Favorite Saint of Our Time

Traditional:
Josémaria Escriva

Moderately Traditional:
Mother Teresa

Moderately Progressive:
Dorothy Day

Very Progressive:
Mychal Judge
Favorite Catholic Novel

Traditional:
"Brideshead Revisited"

Moderately Traditional:
"The Moviegoer"

Moderately Progressive:
"The Power and the Glory"

Very Progressive:
"The Da Vinci Code"
Favorite Sacred Art

Traditional:
Michaelangelo's "Pieta"

Moderately Traditional:
Salvador Dali's "Last Supper"

Moderately Progressive:
Robert Graham's "Virgin Mary"
at the Los Angeles Cathedral

Very Progressive:
Fritz Eichenberg's "Christ of the Breadline"
Favorite Catholic Movie

Traditional:
"The Passion of the Christ"

Moderately Traditional:
"Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence"

Moderately Progressive:
"The Mission"

Very Progressive:
"Dead Man Walking"
Favorite Catholic Woman

Traditional:
Mother Angelica

Moderately Traditional:
Peggy Noonan

Moderately Progressive:
Helen Prejean

Very Progressive:
Jeannine Gramick
Favorite Marian Apparition

Traditional:
Our Lady of Fatima

Moderately Traditional:
Our Lady of Guadalupe

Moderately Progressive:
The Madonna of the Streets

Very Progressive:
Madonna
Favorite Theologian

Traditional:
Thomas Aquinas

Moderately Traditional:
John Henry Newman

Moderately Progressive:
Charles Curran

Very Progressive:
Hans Küng
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