Angels & Demons: More Demonic than Angelic

Catholic League president Bill Donohue announced today the start of an educational campaign informing the public about the agenda behind Angels & Demons . The movie, which opens May 15, is based on the book by Dan Brown. This is the first of several news releases scheduled on this subject:

“Next week we will begin to make available to the public a booklet that I wrote on Angels & Demons . It details the myths, lies and smears that are made against the Catholic Church. It also provides evidence of the anti-Catholic animus harbored by those associated with the film.

“Author Dan Brown and director Ron Howard are getting good at this. The Da Vinci Code was replete with falsehoods presented as fact, and now the tag team is back again delivering a curious blend of fact and fiction. All done at the expense of the Catholic Church.

“Brown-Howard are obsessed with Catholicism. It is not enough to criticize it—they are hell bent on demonizing it. It is not enough to drag out dirty laundry—they invent it. And the fact that they pay absolutely no price for their propaganda shows beyond dispute that anti-Catholicism is the one bigotry Hollywood likes.

“We will have something to say about the lies tomorrow. On Wednesday, we will address the anti-Catholic sentiments of the producers and film crew. Next week we will release the booklet. By the time we are finished with Angels & Demons , there should be few who won’t know what the Brown-Howard agenda entails.”

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  • Samwise

    I may be wrong but I honestly believe that the DaVinci Code would never have made a big bang if so many weren’t publicly out against it. Now, we have another instance of coming out against Dan Brown…I read the Da Vinci Code just to have an idea of what it was all about and it was the most banal, poorly written book I have ever read and had to push myself to get through it. Let this guy write what he wants…ignore him and his books will fade into nothingness because he is an incredibly poor writer. The publicity against his books made him famous and wealthy…satan must be laughing…