Focus on the
Family in Colorado Springs is encouraging viewers to also look at
resources by Christian scholars at go.family.org/davinci.
Church wouldn't be responsible if it ignored the questions generated by
Da Vinci, said Jeanette DeMelo, communications director for the
Archdiocese of Denver.
“We want to make sure the truth is known," DeMelo told the newspaper.
launched a mega campaign to educate clergy and lay people last week
through a website (www.archden.org) inviting readers to learn the facts
about Church history and Opus Dei.
In coming weeks,
all priests will receive a book, The Da Vinci Deception, as well as
talking points for homilies. The site also lists free, two-hour
workshops given in Denver-area parishes by about a dozen seminarian
churches also have a stake in the fight, said Kyle Fisk, executive
administrator of the National Association of Evangelicals.
place a high, high, high value on the role of Jesus Christ; that's our
focus," Fisk told the newspaper. "We certainly have theological
differences [with Catholics] but there's a lot of unity in the body of
Christ right now and we recognize we have some common world views, and
we can work together."
Association of Evangelicals is distributing materials put out by
Mission America. Mission America has scheduled national conference
calls with 480 pastors and church leaders to talk about the movie.
and Protestant churches in Colorado are joining forces to rebut the
claims made about Christianity in the The Da Vinci Code before it hits
movie theaters May 19, reported the Denver Rocky Mountain News. They
say they want to counter the story's fabrications, not boycott the book