Saturday, February 28, 2004
Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk (Cinn) regarding "The Passion of the Christ"
"As of this date, I have not been able to see Mel Gibson's film, "The Passion of the Christ." Given the violence and brutality that reportedly pervades the film, I probably will not see it.
"Yet two things are clear to me from the publicity and comment that has preceded the public screening of the film.
"The first is that no matter what the filmmaker intended, the film is not a full and faithful presentation of the four gospel narratives of the passion of our Lord. Apparently the film adds some non-Gospel material to the narrative and omits other gospel material. (FULL ARTICLE)
PADRE'S QUESTION: HOW CAN ONE MAKE A JUDGEMENT ON SOMETHING ONE HAS NOT VIEWED???