Media Campaign Targets Priest for Upholding Church Doctrine
Date of incident: November 3, 2016
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith / Morals
Area of case: Media / Private
The Spanish media network SER launched a media campaign against a Catholic priest for posting a list of sins that preclude parishioners from receiving Communion until they have been confessed, calling the list a throw-back to old times.The priest noted that the list he posted is from the doctrine of the Catholic Church and complained that the media network was attempting to silence him and interfere with his freedom of expression.
Source: La Gaceta