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The Passion of the Christ (news):
- Mel Gibson agrees to change 'Passion' film to combat anti-Semitism | New ending will highlight death of Jews (Mike Evans, WorldNetDaily)
- Charges of anti-Semitism dog 'Passion of Christ' | Where Jewish groups see anti-Semitism, the Pope sees accuracy. The Vatican now refuses to comment. (Morning Edition, NPR)
- Love, hate & furor | Controversy grows over Mel Gibson's 'Passion' (New York Daily News)
- Many passionate for Gibson's Jesus film | Advance ticket sales and screenings will be available before the premiere (TCPalm.com, Fla.)
- Christians launch effort to counter film's impact | With the controversial film "The Passion of the Christ" set to open next month, some Christian groups are launching campaigns to counter theological errors that may exist in Mel Gibson's account of the death of Jesus, while several Roman Catholic scholars are calling on their church to outline publicly its doctrinal belief as a counterbalance to the movie (Forward)
- Will Gibson film on Jesus poison Christian-Jewish ties? | While the furor over the movie is likely to continue, interfaith activists remain confident that it won't adversely affect progress in Catholic-Jewish relations (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
- A tie-in made in heaven | Mel Gibson has tapped into a church-based marketing network that has been waiting for a religious film like his 'Passion of the Christ.' (Los Angeles Times)
- Churches buy thousands of tickets to 'Passion' | Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of the Christ" doesn't open in the theaters for almost a month, but a growing number of Chicago area churches already are buying thousands of tickets to ensure that their members get to see it (Chicago Sun-Times)
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