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  • Groups Outraged by Mel Gibson's Crucifixion Parade (Aussies nix Pell's Invite)

    08/25/2005 10:29:33 AM PDT · by NYer · 53 replies · 828+ views
    NewsMax ^ | August 24, 2005
    Some of the most vehement critics of Mel Gibson's blockbuster film "The Passion of the Christ" are trying to rain on Mel Gibson's parade. As NewsMax.com reported August 6, Mel Gibson has been asked by Australia's Archbishop George Pell to recreate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the streets of Sydney during Pope Benedict XVI's visit there in 2008 - should that city be selected to host World Youth Day. According to reports the crucifixion re-enactment - similar to scenes from Gibson's hugely successful film "The Passion of the Christ" - would begin with the Last Supper staged at Sydney's...