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Television and Religion - Give your response to the view that television always presents religious people as out of touch with the modern world

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In the film �Priest�, the writers depicted a couple of Catholic Priests, one of whom was trying to become more knowledgeable about everyday happenings in Society. This resulted in him breaking the Law of Celibacy by having a homosexual relationship with a man he met at a night-club frequented by gay persons. This event did give him more knowledge about the issues faced by ordinary people in society, as the outcome of his deed meant that he lost his post. His dignity suffered as a result of the local newspaper reporting the story. The priest may also have been considered as being out of touch in the film because when a young girl told him the story of her father committing incest at confession, he resisted the temptation to intervene through informing the mother, thus protecting the girl but breaking the seal of the confessional. A similar event occurred in the police drama series �A Touch of Frost�, in which a Priest broke the seal and informed the police about a murderer confessing his guilt, and therefore helping to catch the person concerned. ...read more.

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