Thursday, September 14, 2006

Catholic League Accuses Campus Paper of Anti-Christian Double Standard
By Jim Brown
September 14, 2006

(AgapePress) - A Catholic group is calling on the student newspaper at the University of Virginia to apologize for publishing three cartoons that mock Jesus Christ and his earthly parents. One of the cartoons printed by the Cavalier Daily depicts Christ being crucified on a Cartesian coordinate plane.

Yet another cartoon portrays Christ using foul language. The paper also ran a cartoon implying that Mary, the mother of Jesus, has a sexually transmitted disease.

Kiera McCaffrey is communications director at the
Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, which has asked the paper's editors to apologize. She says the cartoons are "gratuitous attacks on the Christian faith" and hypocritical to boot. the rest


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