Sunday, February 26, 2012

Religious Life and the Oscars

If you watching the Oscars tonight you probably will hear of the Hollywood starlet who left the movies to become a cloistered Benedictine nun in the early 1960s. Her story has been made into an acclaimed documentary called “God Is Bigger Than Elvis,” which is up for an Oscar tonight. And Dolores Hart — now known as Mother Dolores — will be at the Academy Awards tonight, walking the red carpet in her habit.

A decade ago, “20/20″‘s Bob Brown did a wonderful piece on Mother Dolores.

Take a look below.