The Passion of The Christ

28/06/2004
"The Passion: A Great Instrument For Mission Work"

Cambodian catechumens see hope in the suffering of Jesus, after the violence of the Pol Pot regime

23/06/2004
Viewers react to " Passion of the Christ"
Film inspires new evangelical fervor among priests
04/06/2004
Gibson's film inspires passionate interest in Aramaic
12/05/2004
Passion of the Christ raises questions among Buddhist audiences
03/05/2004
'Passion' opens despite Islamic objections
30/04/2004
Gibson's "Passion" appreciated by Hindus, seen as antidote to fundamentalism
13/04/2004
"The Passion" : Movie theaters booked by churches inviting non-Christians
07/04/2004
'The Passion of the Christ': "A milestone in the cinema history"
It is the positive evaluation of the Bishops' Film Reviewers
07/04/2004
After seeing "The Passion" Muslims start searching for the Gospel
In just 3 days more than a 1/10 of the population has seen the film.
06/04/2004
"The Passion" welcomed by Protestants and Catholics

Cardinal Kim: "No anti-Semitism; the movie shows violence and hatred in us".

05/04/2004
Malaysian Muslims offended by "The Passion"

Archbishop asks for a revision  of the ban

02/04/2004
"The Passion of the Christ" resounding success as moviegoers search for traces of anti-Semitism
01/04/2004
"The Passion of the Christ" wins over non-Catholic youth
31/03/2004
Pirated copies of "The Passion" used to evangelize

Christians fear that the film will not be shown due to government censorship. Meanwhille first private viewings of the film are accompanied by prayer gatherings and young agnostics want to know more about the faith. "The Passion"  has "struck a heavy blow against atheism," says one Chinese youth.

29/03/2004
Archbishop Rosales: "Watch 'The Passion!'"

Pastoral message corrects an Antisemitic approach to the film

26/03/2004
"Issa's" (Jesus's) crucifix fascinates today's Islamic intellectuals

The release of the movie "The Passion of the Christ" in Middle East Muslim countries opens the question on how Muslim see the crucifix. In Italy, for example, the crucifix in public places makes some Muslims intolerant and blasphemous. Elsewhere in the Islamic world, the Jesus who died on the cross and resurrected, the Jesus of Catholics, fascinates religious Muslims – above all poets, writers and contemporary intellectuals.

26/03/2004
Islam and Jesus: almost a "love affair" (profile)
26/03/2004
Gibson's "Passion" arrives in the Middle East
20/03/2004
Jim Caviezel: Under the make-up, a man of Faith
12/03/2004
Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir says Gibson's film is not anti-Semitic
11/03/2004
Bishops impressed by "The Passion": "Mel Gibson is like Mother Teresa"