Who was offended? Catholics What was their beef? The Vatican, along with several Catholic groups around the world, objected strongly to the assertions made in the book and movie about the motivations of the Catholic Church in allegedly covering up a relationship between Jesus and Mary Magdalene. Additionally, the Catholic order of Opus Dei denounced the movie's depiction of it in the character of a murderous albino monk (Paul Bettany, pictured). All the ruffled feathers didn't stop the film from raking in $758 million worldwide.
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