Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Italy to Remove 'Da Vinci Code' Ad

ROME - The Interior Ministry said Tuesday it would remove a poster promoting "The Da Vinci Code" movie from the scaffolding of a Rome church undergoing renovation after its clergymen complained, officials said Tuesday. The enormous poster, featuring a picture of Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" and the title of the upcoming film, has been plastered for a few weeks on the scaffolded facade of the church of St. Pantaleo, which is located just off a major thoroughfare in Rome's historic center. The Rev. Marco Fibbi, a spokesman for Rome's Vicariate, said the poster was "causing a problem." [More]


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