Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Nun advertisement Draws Fire

We read:

"An ad for a new upscale Boston fitness center featuring three nuns painting a naked man is getting some flack from religious leaders there, MyFoxBoston reports. 'These are people that work in hospitals, our homeless shelters and in our food pantries,' Terry Donilon, a spokesman for the Boston Archdiocese, told the station. 'It shows a lack of respect for them.'

The two-page ad is the first thing readers see when they open up the latest issue of Boston Magazine. The ad, created by an unnamed Minnesota agency, features three nuns -- one wearing a garter -- painting the chiseled man while a fourth nun
watches from behind a gate."


Doesn't the Boston archdiocese know that you can portray ANYTHING about Christians and it is OK? Now if it had been MOHAMMED in the advertisement ...