Secretary of the Congregation for the doctrine, Archbishop Angelo Amato (Angelo Amato), takes a high place in the hierarchy of the Catholic clergy in the church after the Pope, calls to boycott the world premiere of В«Da Vinci CodeВ», which will be held May 19 .
In his speech at the Catholic conference in Rome, he said that the text is directed against Christianity, slanderous, distorts historical and theological presentation of Jesus, the Gospel and the Church, passes В«Telegraph. Dr. В».
Recall that previously the Catholic organization В«Opus DeiВ» (Opus Dei) has sent a letter to the Japanese office of Sony Pictures with the requirement to put in the initial movie titles В«Da Vinci CodeВ» message that В«the picture - this is the fruit of fictionВ».
Ron Howard's film based on the novel by Dan Brown will be shown in the opening day of the Cannes Film Festival May 17. The main role in the movie performed by the stars of world cinema: Volume Henks, Audrey Totu, Jean Reno, Ian MakKelan, Paul Bettani and Alfred Molina.