Who was offended? Catholics What was their beef? Vatican City spokesman Father Marco Fibbi said that they had turned down the request by Ron Howard to shoot the film within Vatican City without even looking at the script. Because the book was written by Dan Brown -- the guy who brought us "The Da Vinci Code" -- the same reservartions and rejections apply. "Angels and Demons" peddles a type of fantasy that damages our common religious beliefs, just like The Da Vinci Code did, he added.
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