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Pope Turns Movie Critic, Again, Over Sci-Fi Thriller Prometheus

ope Benedict XVI needs to get a gig on rottentomatoes. The Vatican’s official house organ L’Osservatore Romano has editorialized against Ridley Scott’s sci-fi movie “Prometheus,” claiming it’s “a bad idea to defy the gods.” Hopefully, something was lost in translation. The newspaper, which is the voice of the Vatican, and therefore the pontiff, charged that the movie “mishandles the delicate questions raised by… the battle eternal between good and evil in yet another attempt to [steal] the secret of immortality.”...