Jacobite Syrian Christians in Kerala oppose screening of Da Vinci Code
Kochi, May 16: Jacobite Syrian Christians in Kerala today opposed the proposed screening of the controversial film based on Dan Brown's novel Da Vinci Code', which they claimed would hurt the religious sentiments of Christians.
Jacobite Church spokesman Fr. Varghese Kallappara, in a statement here today, also voiced concern over the film Tickle My Funny Bone' and asked the authorities to ban both the films in the country.
These films will hurt the Christian feelings and rituals in particular and the humanity in general,'' he said, joining other factions of Christianity to condemn the movies based on pure fictions.
The Hollywood movie, Da Vinci Code - based on the best seller novel which says Jesus had an offspring with Mary Magdelene - is scheduled for world release at Cannes film festival tomorrow. The other film has ticklish stories of a nun.