Tuesday, December 11, 2007

The Boring Compass and Out of Touch Bishops

Here is a review of The Golden Compass, by Peter Vere JCL co author with Sandra Meisel, of Pied Piper of Atheism: Phillip Pullman and Children's Fantasy" published by Ignatius Books.

Did you hear that the USCCB actually had a positive review of this movie posted on their website? They said it was an exciting adventure story. What kind of cave are they living in? Are they that out of touch?

Hint: the bad guys in the movie are called The Magisterium and wear Roman collars and work in a building that looks like St. Peter's Basilica.

The reviewer says that most moviegoers won't have a clue what the term Magisterium really means. What a slap in the face to the many faithful Catholics who do know what it means and are offended by its use in this movie.

Luckily, a Canon Lawyer was watching out for the rest of the church because the review got pulled, but not before the makers of the movie saw. Sadly, now one of the few positive reviews being touted in the commercials is from the USCCB!

If you want to waste your time, go see this movie.

If you want to see a good movie, I still recommend



1 comment:

Will Cubbedge said...

Thanks for the link!