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From: Jeff North
To: Anlatt the Builder
Date: 2007-03-31 08:15:54
Subject: Re: ARTIST WANTS PUBLIC TO EAT JESUS FIGURE

From: Jeff North <jnorthau{at}yahoo.com.au>

On 30 Mar 2007 23:34:33 -0700, in alt.politics.homosexuality "Anlatt
the Builder" <tirhuan{at}aol.com>
<1175322873.125414.108320{at}e65g2000hsc.googlegroups.com> wrote:

>| On Mar 30, 7:38 pm, sparta...{at}my-deja.com wrote:
>| > "J Young" <youngopini...{at}aol.com> wrote:
>| >
>http://catholicleague.org/07press_releases/quarter_1/070329_artist_wa...
>| >
>| > > The Catholic League has learned that artist Cosimo Cavallaro has
>| > > invited the public to show up at midnight on April 1 to take a bite
>| > > of his 6-foot tall chocolate sculpture of a crucified Jesus with his
>| > > genitals exposed; it is scheduled to be shown during Holy Week,
>| > > from April 1 to April 7.
>| >
>| > > Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented as follows:
>| >
>| >      "Just imagine if a white guy is performing oral sex on
>| >       a statue of Martin Luther King with an erection. Do you
>| >       need to see it to know it's ugly?"
>| >
>| > Cross-posted to alt.religion.christian.roman-catholic, because I'm
>| > curious about how many Catholics feel that Bill Donohue speaks for
>| > them.  He is, after all, the person our so-called "liberal
media" has
>| > designated as *the* spokesman for American Catholicism.  He's
the "go-
>| > to" Catholic in the public eye.  How comfortable are our Catholic
>| > friends with this?
>|
>| Bill Donohue is an angry, obsessed man who ignores the teachings of
>| Jesus. You know: love your enemy. Turn the other cheek. Forgive.
>|
>| The "oral sex" (eating a piece of chocloate isn't oral sex), the
>| erection, the racial focus of the "white guy" - they all
come from his
>| imagination. What goes on in that guy's head, anyway?

Newsflash: Jesus wasn't Anglo-saxon therefore not a 'white guy'. Jesus
probably looked Arabic i.e. like Yassa Arafat.

>| Jesus was born nude. Jesus was crucified nude. Anybody this outraged
>| over nudity in a piece of art has a lot of problems. Trouble is, he's
>| taking them out on everybody else.
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