L'Osservatore said the latest installment nevertheless makes clear that good should overcome evil "and that sometimes this requires costs and sacrifice."The Vatican also lauds the "correct balance" in the movie's treatment of adolescent love.
"In addition, the spastic search for immortality epitomized by Voldemort is stigmatized," the review said.
Monday, July 13, 2009
Vatican Hearts Harry Potter Movie
The Vatican's newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, gave positive ratings for the new Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. In the past, the Vatican has expressed disappointed in J.K. Rowlings' books for her lack of an explicit transcendent power. In terms of the movie, however, the Vatican lauds the new Harry Potter for a couple reasons. Most importantly: