Busty Virgin Mary Outrages Catholics - For his fashion show in Chile, designer Ricardo Oyarzun plans to dress models according to his vision of the Virgin Mary. True to his industry, that vision features women with ample, near-naked breasts. True to their mission, the Roman Catholic Church has condemned Ricardo Oyarzun and his show, and a conservative group has tried and failed to block the show's production in court.
Oyarzun has received threats of various sorts and had excrement smeared on his doorstep. His reply: "There is no pornography here, there's no sex, there are no virgins menstruating or feeling each other up. This is artistic expression."
|Confronting Power and Sex in the Catholic Church |
by Geoffrey Robinson