“IT IS AS IT WAS”: Pope John Paul II’s Verdict on Gibson Film

by Richard Poe
Thursday, December 18, 2003

9:21 am Eastern Time

Upon previewing Mel Gibson’s forthcoming film The Passion of Christ, Pope John Paul II spoke only five words: “It is as it was.”

“The film, the Holy Father felt, tells the story the way the story happened,” writes Peggy Noonan in

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