Filming of Da Vinci Code sequel banned in two Rome churches

Filming of the sequel to the 'Da Vinci Code' has been banned in two key Rome churches.

Filming of the sequel to the 'Da Vinci Code' has been banned in two key Rome churches.

Producers of 'Angels & Demons', once again starring Tom Hanks, have been told by Catholic officials they cannot use the churches of Santa Maria del Popolo and Santa Maria della Vittoria, two architectural jewels in the heart of the city that include paintings by Caravaggio, sculptures by Bernini and a chapel designed by Raphael.

The 'Da Vinci Code' angered many Catholics because its plot included the claim that Jesus fathered a child.

A spokesman for the Roman diocese said the movie "does not conform to our views".

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