University Supports Profane Show Despite of Students and Staff´s Complaints

Country: Spain

Date of incident: October 28, 2010

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith / Morals

Area of case: Arts



The Dean of University of Valladolid, Marcos Sacristán, after being warned about the blasphemous content of Leo Bassi´s play, decided to offer the university premises for its performance. Students and staff of University of Valladolid had requested Dean Sacristan to ban the play because of its offensive content.

The play is entitled "The Jewish-Christian western roots: a historic fraud to fight against" and mocks the Pope, uses the Communion ritual to distribute condoms to the audience. Sources:
http://www.libertaddigital.com/sociedad/la-universidad-de-valladolid-acoge-un-acto-que-invita-a-combatir-a-cristianos-y-judios-1276403669/
http://www.hazteoir.org/alerta/pide-dimision-rector-uva-su-colaboracion-en-ataque-libertad-religiosa
http://www.leobassi.com/archives/pdf/Querella-Valladolid.pdf