'opes die' mentioned in book The Vince code is how far true
The Da Vinci Code is a mystery/detective novel by American author Dan Brown, published in 2003 by Doubleday.
I personally believe that it is more mythological in nature than a rational reality.
Opus Dei, formally known as The Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei, is an organization within the Roman Catholic Church that teaches the Catholic belief that everyone is called to holiness and that ordinary life is a path to sanctity. The majority of its membership are lay people, with secular priests under the governance of a prelate appointed by the Pope. Opus Dei is Latin for "Work of God", hence the organization is often referred to simply as "the Work".
Opus Dei was founded in Spain in 1928 by the Roman Catholic priest Josemara Escriv, and given final approval in 1950 by Pope Pius XII. In 1982, it was made into a personal prelature its bishop's jurisdiction is not linked to one specific geographic area, but instead covers the persons in Opus Dei, whe ...more