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Vatican denies collaboration with Discovery Channel on exorcism show

January 10, 2011

The director of the Holy See Press Office has denied a recent claim by the Discovery Channel that the Vatican collaborated in the production of a forthcoming television series on exorcism.

“I deny that supposed collaboration,” said Father Federico Lombardi. “Neither the Vatican nor the Catholic Church is involved in this project.”

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  • Posted by: happyseaotter8027 - Jan. 11, 2011 1:27 AM ET USA

    I've read the comments on CNN. It's typical anti-Catholic rants. Why would the Discovery Channel lie about something like this? Ka-ching!! This is not going to help the Church's image at all and I'm very disappointed in the Discovery Channel. I will not watch any programs on that channel or provide any financial support.

  • Posted by: rpp - Jan. 10, 2011 6:55 PM ET USA

    Wow, that is a surprise. - NOT! -