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“CRUCIFIX MASTURBATION” FILM WINS
CATHOLIC LEAGUE ^ | 10 Sept. 2012 | Bill Donohue

Posted on 09/12/2012 10:03:38 PM PDT by G Larry

The Venice Film Festival awarded a special jury prize Saturday to “Paradise: Faith.” The film is part of a trilogy; Strand Releasing has acquired the U.S. rights and plans to release it early next year. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows:

One of the hallmarks of cultural charlatans is the propensity to insult Christians, especially Catholics, and then declare their offense creative. If anyone wants to know why a special jury prize was given to “Paradise: Faith,” let me spare you the need to read about it: it won because it shows a devout Catholic woman masturbating with a crucifix.

(Excerpt) Read more at catholicleague.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: embassy; moralabsolutes; protests; religiousbigotry; riots; statedept
Don't worry, as soon as Obama is done campaigning in Vegas, he will call Hillary and order her to condemn this disrespect for Catholics.

Let's just hope he does this in time to avoid Catholics tearing down the walls at HHS.

1 posted on 09/12/2012 10:03:46 PM PDT by G Larry
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To: G Larry

Let’s Riot!


2 posted on 09/12/2012 10:06:05 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: G Larry

Well yeah, but just think of the foreign distribution
returns.


3 posted on 09/12/2012 10:16:53 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: dfwgator

Italians must be so proud.


4 posted on 09/12/2012 10:17:50 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: G Larry

The Muslims have shown that to get people to not trash your religion is through violence. These film festival organizers would NEVER show a film with a Muslim woman masturbating with a Koran.


5 posted on 09/12/2012 10:22:05 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: G Larry
"devout Catholic woman masturbating with a crucifix."

Is that like a devout Muslim eating bacon?

6 posted on 09/12/2012 10:22:43 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Muslim women can’t do that. The Koran would get lost.


7 posted on 09/12/2012 10:24:12 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: stuck_in_new_orleans

Ouch!


8 posted on 09/12/2012 10:30:56 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: G Larry

I thought this was already done in the movie ‘The Exorcist.”


9 posted on 09/12/2012 10:32:02 PM PDT by political1 (Love your neighbors)
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To: G Larry

If the Vatican hires a few guys to take out the film makers the left cant say anything.

Not anymore.

Not ever again.


10 posted on 09/12/2012 10:33:34 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Republican pizza man who only votes for democrats - what's his Freeper name?)
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To: political1

There is nothing new under the sun.


11 posted on 09/12/2012 10:34:16 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: G Larry
“Over the centuries,” Seidl says, “Catholicism has suppressed sexuality, and of course, this triggered a counter-movement.” This explains why he can say that “it is right to show her masturbating using a cross, as she is making love to Jesus. Just because it might be a taboo doesn’t mean that I won’t show it.” But how much courage does it take to insult Catholics?

That has to be literally one of the most disgusting, revolting, vile, crude, crass, immoral things I've ever heard in my life.

The libs will be behind this one. It's "art" of course. "Art" should be "daring", "bold", "edgy", and "provacative". Yeah, making fun of Christianity, the Catholic Church in particular, is really those things. *Rolling Eyes* It's the same schtick done many times by Hollyweird and singers. Christianity is the "in" thing to mock. It's widely accepted among the liberal community, so there is nothing outside the box about deriding it.

If they want to step outside the box, they could attack Islam, but they wouldn't dare. Not only do they have more respect for Islam, but they literally know their lives would be threatened. Look what is going on now with the riots "The Innocence of Muslims" has created. I caught a clip of it on Youtube that I found semi-pornographic, so I'm not defending that film. I'm just pointing out the hypocrisy. In fact, many libs, the same libs that will invariably support this film, are decrying "The Innocence of Muslims."

The bottom line is, they know the Christians will peacefully take it, so they pick on the Christians. They pick on the Christians because they feel mockery and derision helps bring Christianity down, and they want to destroy the Judeo-Christian values the U.S. was built on.

12 posted on 09/12/2012 10:48:59 PM PDT by Pinkbell
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To: G Larry

It’ll be their fault when I go on my rampage.


13 posted on 09/12/2012 10:59:01 PM PDT by RPTMS
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah; NYer

Ping to this article about an unfortunate film!


14 posted on 09/12/2012 11:00:19 PM PDT by Pinkbell
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To: NoLibZone

This is the kind of art that the American left celebrates. The American left owns the democratic party.

Why do so many Catholics vote for democrats?


15 posted on 09/12/2012 11:19:49 PM PDT by volunbeer (Don't worry America, our kids will pay for it!)
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To: G Larry

Let’s get it on and trash neighborhoods.

Boo Hoo...

Stoopit movie that no one will see.


16 posted on 09/13/2012 12:05:54 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: G Larry

Well, well, well. I wonder what would happen if some enterprising young, anonymous filmmaker were to remake this film and substitute a different religion. The filmmaker could adopt the pseudonym Ulrich Seidl, no relation to this current director, of course. Would the actual Ulrich Seidl support this anonymous filmmaker’s creative freedom?


17 posted on 09/13/2012 5:34:35 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Sgt_Schultze

Notice how the MSM has trumpeted the hypocrisy of this administrations reaction to this attack on Catholicism?


18 posted on 09/13/2012 5:40:20 AM PDT by G Larry (Progressives are Regressive because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominator.)
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To: dfwgator

As Obama says we don’t like it when people denigrate a great religion.


19 posted on 09/13/2012 8:33:27 AM PDT by stocksthatgoup (Wealth = Net Worth ///// Income = Net Work)
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To: stocksthatgoup

Piss Christ is a 1987 photograph by the American artist and photographer Andres Serrano. It depicts a small plastic crucifix submerged in a glass of the artist’s urine.
The piece was a winner of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art’s “Awards in the Visual Arts” competition,[1] which was sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, a United States Government agency that offers support and funding for artistic projects.


20 posted on 09/13/2012 9:10:40 AM PDT by stocksthatgoup (Wealth = Net Worth ///// Income = Net Work)
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Disgusting and offfensively vile movies or "artwork" villifying Jesus Christ and all believers are "creative free speech", but any hint of a sneer against Islam and Mohammed has to be eradicated like a mad dog.

21 posted on 09/13/2012 12:34:44 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: G Larry
>Don't worry, as soon as Obama is done campaigning in Vegas, he will call Hillary and order her to condemn this disrespect for Catholics.

Are you saying Obama's going to be in Vegas until hell freezes over?

22 posted on 09/13/2012 12:37:42 PM PDT by GOPJ (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - T. Jefferson)
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To: GOPJ

well...no....he’s back here in Denver again....

Glad to see him waste his time here....he’s toast in Colorado


23 posted on 09/13/2012 12:42:13 PM PDT by G Larry (Progressives are Regressive because their objectives devolve to the lowest common denominator.)
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Seems like the General needs to make another phone call.


24 posted on 09/13/2012 4:31:23 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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