Debating The Passion

Most people don’t think of Mel Gibson as a controversial movie star. But his new tribute to the last days of Jesus has the religious world in an uproar. “The Passion has unleashed one of the bitterest disputes to envelop the filmmaking industry for years, with many leaders of the Jewish community in the US, as well as many Christian leaders, describing the film as an all-out attack on both the Jewish community and the teachings of the mainstream Catholic church.”