Comedian Insults Pope

Country: Italy

Date of incident: August 1, 2008

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Arts



At a Rome rally a comedian insults pope saying in 20 years he would be in hell tormented by homosexual deamons.

Addressing a Rome rally on Piazza Navona, the Italian comedienne Sabrina Guzzanti said: «within 20 years the Pope will be where he ought to be - in Hell, tormented by great big poofter devils, and very active ones, not passive ones». She is now facing prosecution.

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