Gay Pride Parade demeans Christianity
Date of incident: June 19, 2009
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith / Morals
Area of case: Private
Gay Pride parade in Rome depicts crosses with sex items, ridicules the suffering Jesus by live imitations and carries anti-Catholic flags.On June 13th, a Gay Pride parade tok place in Rome. In that manifestation, participants depicted crosses with sex items. One person dressed as the suffering Jesus tied to a rock (see image below). The office of the bishop was disrespected by several participants wearing specific clergy clothes. Anti-Catholic flags saying "No Vat", with a cross out St. Peter's basilica were carried.