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Saturday, May 20, 2006
Pat Buchanan on DaVinci

Pat Buchanan examines "The DaVinci Code:"

"If you would know who wields cultural power, ask yourself: Whom is it impermissible to offend? Thus the hoopla attending the release of "The Da Vinci Code," based on the Dan Brown novel that has sold 7 million copies in the United States, tells us something about whose God it is permissible to mock and whose faith one is allowed to assault.

"For what "The Da Vinci Code" says is that Roman Catholicism is a gigantic fraud, that the church has for centuries been perpetrating a monstrous hoax, duping hundreds of millions into believing something it knows is a bald-faced lie. At the novel's heart lies the contention that Jesus and Mary Magdalene were married, that they had a daughter, that the Vatican has known this and been hiding the descendants of Jesus, that Opus Dei is a secret order whose agents will engage in murder to protect the secret."

Buchanan's last paragraph:

"But that it will be a box-office smash, that it is the subject of lavish praise in the press, that it is the best-selling novel of the 21st century, tells us we live not just in a post-Christian era, but in an anti-Catholic culture not worth defending or saving, for it is truly satanic."

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del_button May 21, 2006 at 3:58 PM
jerry said...

it is easyer to go with the flow than to find out the truth. In today information age those who are to lazy to tune into the discovey channel are more likly to believe any thing that comes their way. All we can do is pray those into truth.

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