Posts tagged "opus dei"

Opus Dei in LA.

Ann Neumann: Yesterday the Vatican announced that Mexican-born Archbishop Jose Gomez of San Antonio will succeed Roger M. Mahoney as Cardinal of the Los Angeles diocese, the nation’s largest. Gomez will be the first Latin-born Cardinal in the U.S. and will lead a diocese that is spiritual home to 5 million; 70% Latinos. A favorite of both...

R-Rated Religion

24 January 2006 The ultra-conservative (but not actually secretive) Catholic group, Opus Dei is calling for the film adaptation of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code, which will open the Cannes film festival this May, to be given an adult rating to prevent children from absorbing the film’s “‘insidious’ lies about Catholicism,” arguing that children don’t have the...

Demystify

National Catholic Reporter journalist John Allen talks with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross about his new book, Opus Dei: An Objective Look Behind the Myths and Reality of the Most Controversial Force in the Catholic Church, right now. Listen.