Priest or Spy

I saw the movie Spectre recently. It had the fascinating exchange:

Madeleine Swann: Why, given every other possible option, does a man choose the life of a paid assassin?
James Bond: Well, it was that or the priesthood.

Connections have been made with films before. Men in black – Protecting the Earth from the scum of the Universe is an obvious trope. Even alluded to by the Orthodox.

Here’s my good Camino Companion Fr Bart (on twitter here):

Men in Black

And then many twitter followers will be familiar with

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