holyoffice: The Internet Theologian Explains The Da Vinci Code:
"Q: That's another question. Why, in the book, is the Catholic Church the only Christian body in the world? Doesn't Brown realize there are countless different Christian denominations, often with widely varying views on Jesus? Where, for the love of Pete, are the Orthodox?
A: Look, can you imagine a Lutheran synod or a group of Orthodox bishops commissioning a mad albino monk to hunt down an inquisitive Harvard professor? Do the Lutherans even have monks, let alone mad, albino ones? So there you go."