‘Humiliating Catholics’?: Pro-LGBT poster with revered icon stirs Poland

WARSAW, Poland --- Rights groups and government critics in Poland protested Tuesday, May 7, after police temporarily detained a human rights activist for putting up posters depicting the country's most revered Catholic icon with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rainbow on the halos of Mary and baby Jesus. Prosecutors in the central city of Plock said the woman has been questioned and has heard charges of insulting religious feelings and desecration of the icon of Mother of God of Czestochowa, popularly known as the Black Madonna of Czestochowa, a painting housed at the Jasna Gora monastery in the city in southern Poland since the 14th-century. The activist, 51-...

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