New James Bond film gets five-star Vatican blessing

VATICAN CITY, Oct 31: If anyone thinks the Vatican newspaper is still a staid broadsheet that publishes only religious news and harsh papal edicts, consider this: yesterday it ran not one but five articles about the new James Bond film. “Skyfall” gets a rave review in l’Osservatore Romano, which calls it one of the best of the 23 James Bond films made over the past 50 years. (agencies)