March 16, 2008
Sunday
vol 19, no. 76

Turning their back on the Truth

If they're going to persistenly continue on the road to hell, then the BBC should stick with Monty Python and The Benny Hill Show rather than making matters worse by attacking Catholic truth.

      Rather than turning back to the Truth in this holiest of seasons, the media is notoriously known for turning their back on the Truth. Nay, they go even further by turning to the devil to concoct the most vicious lies possible against our Lord and the Sacred Deposit of the Faith. With all the other outrages, sacrileges and indifference that permeate the media and the clueless couch potatoes this time of year, the latest blasphemy comes from the BBC, long a liberal bastion of tolerance and diversity for all things not Catholic. When it comes to the beliefs of the only Faith Jesus Christ established, it's open season. The BBC is famous for producing the crazed group known as Monty Python who have squeezed morality out of the equation. Wouldn't it be refreshing if, for once, writers, producers and networks told the truth? But that would entirely be something completely different.

        "So now we want to sympathize with men such as Judas, Pilate and Caiaphas who each acted selfishly, protecting their own agenda, to murder an innocent man because, in the minds and words of Deasy and Clark, these people thought that they were doing what is right? Pray tell what people in the media would say if someone decided to portray Hitler in a sympathetic light because, after all, he thought murdering and torturing millions of innocents and running over their land was the right thing to do? Herein lies the utter hypocrisy and double-standard of these media idiots pretending to be serious students of motivation while actually spreading their liberal, secular trash like so much dressing over society's moral and religious salad."

    It should not come as a surprise to any observer of typical Holy Week media fare to find the British Broadcasting Company, the BBC, serving us another dish of its secular rubbish regarding Biblical accounts. After all, is this not the same brain trust that tried to present Mary and Joseph as illegal immigrants and had one of its reporters mock the pilgrim's faith in Lourdes?


Well-timed Blasphemy and Arrogance

    Holy Week has traditionally been a very popular time for idiots to spit on Our Lord, and the most recent idiots in that long line are the BBC, who are set to present a drama entitled The Passion which covers the final week of Christ's life and presents Judas and Pilate in a very sympathetic light because its producers feel that both men have been "very harshly judged" by history. BBC to exonerate Judas in Jesus Christ Drama. How privileged we are to be living at the same time as these enlightened minds ready to overturn centuries of ignorance with their mindless media tripe!

    Frank Deasy, the drama's writer, explains that he merely wanted to explore Judas psychologically in an effort to better understand his motives. Unsatisfied with, in his mind, the "inexplicable" and "sudden" betrayal by Judas, Deasy sought a more psychologically satisfying explanation of Judas' motivations. Nigel Stafford-Clark, producer of the four night drama, explains that his intent is to put the characters' actions in context "so you can see it from their point of view and realize that what they did felt legitimate." For example, in an interview with the Radio Times, Clark said, "By such accounts as there are from the time, Caiaphas was reckoned to be a fair man and a good high priest…doing a very difficult job and doing it well."

    So now we want to sympathize with men such as Judas, Pilate and Caiaphas who each acted selfishly, protecting their own agenda, to murder an innocent man because, in the minds and words of Deasy and Clark, these people thought that they were doing what is right? Pray tell what people in the media would say if someone decided to portray Hitler in a sympathetic light because, after all, he thought murdering and torturing millions of innocents and running over their land was the right thing to do? Herein lies the utter hypocrisy and double-standard of these media idiots pretending to be serious students of motivation while actually spreading their liberal, secular trash like so much dressing over society's moral and religious salad.


The Gospel is Not a Sitcom or Crime Drama

    Perhaps these men are accustomed to rewriting whatever they wish in the interest of their overblown sense of intellect, insight and creative license, but the Gospels are not sitcoms or crime dramas to fashion according to their skewed and twisted perception of what ancient writings deeply respected by millions of faithful should be.

    Stephen Green, the national director of the lobby group Christian Voice, accused the BBC of indulging a fashion for rewriting the Gospel. "Whatever pressure people were under at the time, the fact remain that Judas, Pilate and Caiaphas still sent an innocent man to His death," he said. "These are bad men."

    Such arrogance is so typical of the liberal, secular, atheistic media ilk. They dare to believe that their occupation entitles them to spill their biased perceptions as enlightened insight, disregarding the depth and meaning of the canvas on which they draw with their intellectual crayons.


Conclusion

    The BBC brought the world such profound 'moral masterpieces' as Monty Python's Flying Circus and The Benny Hill Show, where boorish, crude and offensively juvenile behavior and language, mixed with half-naked females, constituted art. Its occasional entries into the world of Christianity, especially Catholicism, result in nothing more than imbecilic, irreverent and irrelevant swipes at the majesty and grandeur that is the faith of millions.

    Like one of its female reporters who recently expressed mystification at the ardor of faith in Lourdes and resorted to half-baked mockery and sarcasm at their beliefs, pushing them to the corner of superstition, the BBC is out of its element anywhere near a cross, and should therefore find the nearest superficial, mindless and asinine project involving bearded women, dancing bears or similar fare to spread its deep, profound and insightful analysis on.

Gabriel Garnica


      Gabriel's Clarion
      March 16, 2008
      Volume 19, no. 76