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Popcorn and Dating

I suspect that, in no small part because of all the talk about it and because of Mel Gibson’s involvement, The Passion will be fairly huge when it is finally released. I am more than a little curious about how it will be received in the local mall theater. “Darn, that new Vin Diesel movie’s full, wanna see the Gibson one instead?” It’s not exactly the stuff of popcorn and Goobers. But, as I note in a piece upcoming in The National Catholic Register, it could be the ultimate date movie: fast forwards you to the heart of matters. The conversation afterward could make or break things for you.

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