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Posted on 02/26/2012 7:34:23 AM PST by greyfoxx39
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There is more to tv than Everybody lovesRaymond and Law & Order. I have seen Law & Order where the priests are either nothing, nobodies or confused, never as smart as anyone else. They are necessary there because many criminals and victims are Latino and therefore Catholics, obviously nominal.
I think YOU are dead wrong, though I have to admit I DON'T watch Everyone loves Raymond. I've been watching tv and movies since the 1949 or 1950 where we got our first T.V. Catholics as good guys?? Please. Catholic rules are WAY too strict for the godless Hollywoodians, WAY too strict. The Church is against abortion, artifician contraception, porngraphy, drugs, adultery, divorce, fornication, and on and on and on--HOLLYWOOD incarnate, that is. How CAN you say that SUDDENLY the organization that has condemned Hollyweird behavior as long as there HAS been a Hollywood, is NOW being portrayed positively? NOT A CHANCE.
This is just goofy, you simply ignore everyday TV and movies, Catholics and Catholicism is very often portrayed as good, and as pretty much the only church in America.
Hispanics? You think that Hispanics drive it?
Remember that Hollywood and Catholics vote for the same leftist agenda, it is Evangelicals that are anti-left, and Hollywood treats them with true hatred, if they mention them at all, and i never said anything about “suddenly”, Catholicism has always been the most favored church to Hollywood, and still is.
Are YOU nuts? The Catholics represent only 25% of the population and the Protestants almost the all the rest. How can 25% be "the only church in America"?
The Left has LOATHED the Catholic Church for MANY eons and has ridiculed the male-only priesthood, the nuns (who are still portrayed as black-habited women and almost NO NUNS wear those monstronsity habits anymore) and the good ole Catholic girl-slut. I can't remember how many comedians (on tv and in movies) used the priest and nun as butts of jokes.
The Catholic Church has been targeted as being a rich, white male enclave which holds their people up for money all the time. Popes and bishops are often mocked for their robes, miters and old, old-fashioned ideas such as chastity, purity and virginity.
The only GOOD priests were the ones in THE EXORCIST and that was BECAUSE the movie was based on a book, a true story, so the priests COULDN'T be portrayed as idiots.
Hollywood USED to portray priests and nuns well, but NOT after the 60's, sexual revolution, women's lib, gay liberation and a huge spike in drug use.
Women libbers were PARTICULARLLY anti Catholic because of the male-only priesthood.
The homosexual community LOATHED the Church because of its stance against homosexual sex and "marriage."
Hollywood CELEBRATES sex, soft porn, sex, adultery, sex, divorce, sex and promiscuity...all those things on which so many of their movies and tv are based. Those same movie producers can't treat well the instituion that DENOUNCES so MANY, MANY, MANY of their movies. Hollyweird KNOWS that sex, porn and more sex SELLS and that priests and nuns (and all that they stand for) DON'T. Hollyweird USED to portray priest and nuns well but that was a long, long time ago.
You must not be Catholic. Otherwise you would KNOW the scorn my faith has been subject to from Hollyweird and the leftist media. I sure know it and have NEVER seen any priests or nuns protrayed with anything but ridicule since the 1960's.
As for VOTERS, there are plenty of idiots who vote for the left in the Catholic faith. I didn't say we were all SMART...but we are NOT portrayed well at all by Hollyweird, not since the 1960's. They are MOSTLY ignored because movies about priests and nuns would be a snooze-job these days.
You cannot just make it up and claim things that aren’t true, Catholics are just about the only religion on TV and in movies, except when they want to show the Christians as backwards, brutal, bigoted hicks, then it is Protestants.
From sit coms like “Everybody Loves Raymond” to movies like the current “The Confession”, to dramas like Law and Order, Catholicism is treated with respect and as powerful.
Try to imagine the detective, or the monster slaying jero seeking out a Southern Baptist minister, we both know that it will always be a Priest.
Catholics do vote Democrat not”plenty” of them, most of them, they voted for Obama for instance because Catholics are a Democrat voting block.
Southern Baptists are the second largest church in America, they are non-existent in Hollywood, unless you want to count the horrors of the scripture quoting Southern, backwoods folk who murder and eat, and torture the big city folk, in movies.
Try to imagine the troubled movie hero, or detective, or monster slayer, seeking out his old Southern Baptist minister for advice, it will always be a Catholic Priest.
Your freakish rantings about the 1950s and The Exorcist are pure BS, go turn on your TV and watch movies, and pay attention, you will see some anti-Catholic stuff, but you will see tons of good Catholic stuff, watch where the weddings take place for instance, don’t Southern Baptists get ever married?
Nothing to say to such WRONGNESS, except BYE-BYE. Ignore button: ON.
Here is a Catholic forum talking about the positive Catholic portrayals in Hollywood, you can get on and tell the Catholics they are all wrong.
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