The Corner

Surreal Football Opening Skit

It seemed very weird that after 60 minutes of ABC Jesus-bashing, featuring men in Roman collars expressing a genuine desire that Jesus had been knocking boots so that Christianity can be rid of “unhealthy sexual attitudes,” ABC’s “Monday Night Football” immediately followed with an opening skit with actor Christopher Lloyd (remember him as “Rev. Jim” on “Taxi”?) in a Roman collar jokingly announcing in a mock Boston church that the New England Patriots were “our salvation” after the Red Sox folded?

PS: For some of the conservative Catholic response to the Da Vinci Code promoters, see here and here.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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