Christmas Advertisement Offensive to Catholics

Country: Croatia

Date of incident: December 24, 2013

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Media



The Croatian telecommunications operator Tele2, in its Christmas advertisement, had a black sheep/goat named Gregor acting as a priest or Church official. For the faithful, this was perceived as a mockery of the Church and its priests.

Source:
Justice and Peace Commission of the Croatian Conference of Bishops