Censor St. Matthew?
If I read William Safire's Monday column in the NY Times accurately, he is arguing that since Vatican II taught that it is wrong to blame all Jews for the death of Christ, it is wrong to portray any Jews as involved in the process. Under Safire's rules, I suppose, any portrayal of the Passion would be set in, say, Iceland.
The column also contains an argument against reading the Gospel of St. Matthew. Since St. John's Gospel is already under indictment, that would leave only two-- for now.
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