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Four people in Angers, France, have been given short, suspended sentences and fines of $7,500 each for attacking a theater showing “The Last Temptation of Christ.” They were convicted of throwing tear gas bombs and pouring acid on seats last fall at a movie theater in Angers, which is about 180 miles southwest of Paris. Theaters throughout France were attacked during showings of director Martin Scorsese’s film, and French fundamentalist Roman Catholics condemned the movie as sacrilegious and disrespectful in its depiction of Jesus Christ.


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