What the Pope really said about The Passion
By Diogenes (articles ) | Jan 24, 2004
I have a theory that might explain all the contradictions.
Maybe the Pope saw the movie, and said: "It is as lousy as the Anti-Defamation League told me it was."
But you know how movie publicists operate. So the quote ended up: "It is...as it was."
Just a theory. You got a better one?
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Posted by: Pseudodionysius -
Jan. 24, 2004 10:38 PM ET USA
It depends upon what your definition of the word "is" is.
Posted by: -
Jan. 24, 2004 9:35 PM ET USA
Yeah. The VCR had been on the fritz. They sent it out to be fixed, and it had just come back. "Let's test it," said Archbp Dziwiczs. "Here's a tape." The pope watched five minutes of the tape, and said of the VCR, "It is as it was." This is a dumb theory. But more plausible than the Navarro-Valls scenario would be IF I could figure it out.