In the Footsteps of St. Peter - DVD
Saint Peter is an enigma. He was the leader of the early Church, the man who Jesus referred to as "The Rock". But how did a simple Galilean fisherman become the first Pope? Join beloved television actor, David Suchet (PBS's Poirot series), as he embarks on an epic journey from Galilee to Rome in search of Saint Peter. In this major two-part documentary series produced for the BBC, Suchet explores how a humble fisherman, known for his stubborn and impetuous personality became the leading figure in the early church, playing a key role in keeping the movement from splintering. Suchet travels from Peter's humble Galilean birthplace to Jerusalem, where a terrified Peter denies his beloved friend and teacher on the eve of the crucifixion. Encounter Peter's miraculous transformation on the day of Pentecost and, follow him to Rome where tradition tells us be became the first Bishop, the head of the Roman Catholic Church.