The Cake Boss' Cape Town adventure! See what Buddy Valastro has been up to while on a trip to the Mother City!!

Grammy award winning artist Pharrell Williams will be playing two public shows in SA in September!

The Vatican line: Homer is a Catholic

2010-10-19 19:02
 
Vatican City - The Vatican newspaper has not been shy in its praise of the long-running animated TV programme The Simpsons - and now we may know why.

L'Osservatore Romano has written a story under the headline “Homer and Bart are Catholic” that included the phrase "few people know it and he does everything to hide it but it is true: Homer J Simpson is Catholic".

Last December, the newspaper cited the show on its 20th anniversary, praising its philosophical leanings and irreverent take on religion.

Now the paper quoted from an analysis by a Jesuit priest, the Reverend Francesco Occhetta, discussing Homer's and his son Bart's conversion in a 2005 episode after meeting the sympathetic priest Father Sean.

L'Osservatore says behind the TV show's jokes are themes "linked to the sense and quality of life".


Read more on:    tv
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

 

Recent News

The Princess of Cambridge has officially been named just two days after her birth. Read More »

The Duchess of Cambridge and her daughter have returned home from the hospital. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.