VATICAN CITY – “Avatar” is wooing audiences worldwide with visually
dazzling landscapes and nature-loving blue creatures. But the Vatican
is no easy crowd to please.
The Vatican newspaper and radio station are criticizing James Cameron‘s
3-D blockbuster for flirting with the idea that worship of nature can
replace religion — a notion the pope has warned against. They call the
movie a simplistic and sappy tale, despite its awe-inspiring special