OSV Newsweekly May 10, 2009

Dan Brown's book The DaVinci Code was on the bestseller

The Lost Symbol
lists for weeks. The movie, directed by Ron Howard and starring Tom Hanks, premiered to lukewarm reviews. The precursor to The DaVinci Code, Angels and Demons, has been released in movie form. Dan Brown's new book, "The Lost Symbol," explores the mysteries behind freemasonry.

From OSV Newsweekly 9/24/06 issue: "Why Catholics Can't Be Masons," by Sandra Meisel

From OSV Newsweekly 5/20/09 issue: 'Angels and Demons' revels in falsity that Church is anti-science by Steven D. Greydanus.

Additional resources

USCCB review  of The DaVinci Code

Da Vinci CodeOSV products to help educate and inform Catholics, from author Amy Welborn

  • de-coding DaVinci: The truth behind the fiction of The Da Vinci Code (book)
  • de-coding Mary Magdalene: Truth, Legend and Lies (book)
  • de-coding Da Vinci (updated pamphlet)
  • The Da Vinci Code Mysteries: What the Movie Doesn't Tell You (booklet)

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