It's official. The Catholic Knight is retired.  I'm hanging up the helmet and passing the torch. There will be no more articles, no more commentaries, no more calls to action. THIS BLOG IS CLOSED. I've spent a very long time thinking about this, I believe the time has come, and is a bit overdue.  I want to thank my readers for everything, but most especially for your encouragement and your willingness to go out there and fight the good fight. So, that being the case, I've spend the last several weeks looking for bloggers who are fairly active, and best represent something akin to the way I think and what I believe.  I recommend the following blogs for my readers to bookmark and check on regularly. Pick one as your favourite, or pick them all. They are all great..... In His Majesty's Service, THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT

Sunday, April 16, 2006

Opus Dei - A Good Organization!

Opus Dei Asks for 'Da Vinci' Disclaimer

ROME (AP) - The conservative religious group Opus Dei has asked for a disclaimer on the upcoming film based on the best-selling novel "The Da Vinci Code."

Opus Dei, portrayed as a murderous, power-hungry sect in the novel by Dan Brown, wrote in an April 6 letter to Sony Corp. (SNE) that a disclaimer would show respect to Jesus and to the Catholic Church...

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THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: Though I am not officially a member of Opus Dei, I have investigated the organization, and regularly use some of their materials. In fact, most Catholics do. Opus Dei publishes the only 'Daily Roman Missal' in one complete volume. Millions of Catholics, all across North America, regularly use the meditations of Saint Josemaria Escriva (founder of Opus Dei), published inside this Missal. This is a good organization, which helps Catholics be better Catholics. I would reccomend their materials to anyone. It's sad that this organization has been so maligned by this fictitious story called "The Da Vinci Code."