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."