Valencia Cardinal Accused of Hate Speech for Homily Criticizing Gender Ideology Legislation

Country: Spain

Date of incident: June 23, 2016

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Cardinal Antonio Cañizares was accused of hate speech by the Feminist Platform of Alicante, along with 55 other LGBT organizations. They alleged that his homily was "full of hatred, homophobic and sexist." On June 23, 2016 he was cleared of the charges.

Source: Church Militant