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Yearend: 'The Passion' top religion event
The Washington Times ^ | 26 November, 2004 | Uwe Siemon-Netto

Posted on 01/02/2005 1:21:38 PM PST by sauerkraut

Washington, DC, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of the Christ" was seen by many believers as the most important religious event of 2004. On that, Catholics, evangelical Christians, and even some moderate Muslims will agree.

Some found it to be more relevant than the debate over homosexuals in the priesthood and same-sex marriages, or the cruelty committed by terrorists in the name of their version of Islam.

Gibson's intensely religious film grossed nearly $700 million -- more than 20 times the original investment -- despite the fact that the dialogue was entirely in Aramaic and Latin.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Ecumenism; Evangelical Christian; General Discusssion; Mainline Protestant; Moral Issues; Orthodox Christian; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: homosexuality; melgibson; thepassion
I thought everyone would enjoy this article. Uwe Siemon-Netto is an excellent writer and everything he writes is worth reading.
1 posted on 01/02/2005 1:21:39 PM PST by sauerkraut
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To: sauerkraut

It's a really good article. I enjoyed it so much. Thank you and happy new year!


2 posted on 01/02/2005 2:31:24 PM PST by paudio (Darn... how come the MSM doesn't have the "Report Abuse" button?)
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To: sauerkraut

Thanks for posting. "The Passion" stirred people all over the world.

It's the best movie about the Lord I've ever seen.


3 posted on 01/02/2005 8:45:38 PM PST by Cedar
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