Easter Pastoral Letter

The Passion of Christ is still a subject that excites film makers and TV programme makers alike. It still surprises me that in this secular age, there are enough people who want to attempt new dramatic interpretations of the events of Holy Week and Easter, and that there is a ready audience for them. That can only be good, but we do have to approach each of them with a little caution. I never saw Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, being put off, like many others, by the reports of prolonged gratuitous violence that it contained. There is a Hollywood way of portraying evil…

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