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Facing Backlash and Embracing Adoption: Inside Jim Caviezel's Life Since Passion of the Christ

Facing Backlash and Embracing Adoption: Inside Jim Caviezel's Life Since Passion of the Christ

When Jim Caviezel took on the role of Jesus in the 2004 film The Passion of the Christ, he knew it would be a controversial decision.

“I made a choice,” the actor, 49, tells People. “But what you find out is that some choices are viewed as evil and I don’t see it that way.”

The Mel Gibson-directed film, which focused on the last hours of Jesus’s life, was a box-office sensation, earning over $600 million to become the highest-grossing religious film of all time, despite allegations that it contained anti-semitic undertones.

Caviezel, an outspoken conservative Catholic, returns to religious-themed

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