Sunday, May 14, 2006

Opus Dei uses Da Vinci to spread the word

ULSTER Catholics will not be actively discouraged from going to see the highly controversial 'sects-and-sex' movie The Da Vinci Code. For the film - which opens on Friday - can be used to "spread the word" about Christ, according to the Catholic Opus Dei organisation. Opus Dei is depicted in the best-selling book and upcoming film as a shadowy sect which carries out crime on behalf of the Vatican. Opus Dei Ireland spokesman Michael Kirke dismissed the book's claims as "the flights of fancy of Dan Brown", the author. But he added that the group was NOT calling for a boycott of the movie, which stars Tom Hanks and Ian McKellen. [More]

1 Comments:

Anonymous Seven Star Hand said...

All ancient religious, mystical and wisdom texts have been shrouded in mystery for millennia for one primary reason: The ability to understand their widely evidenced symbology was lost in antiquity. How do we finally solve these ages-old mysteries? To recast an often-used political adage: It’s [the] symbology, stupid!

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