03/28/2008 02:43 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Top Vatican Official Urges Protests And Boycotting Of Da Vinci Code Film...

The Vatican stepped up its offensive against "The Da Vinci Code" on Friday when a top official close to Pope Benedict blasted the book as full of anti-Christian lies and urged Catholics to boycott the film.

The latest broadside came from Archbishop Angelo Amato, the number two official in the Vatican doctrinal office which was headed by Pope Benedict until his election last year.

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