Condom portrait of Pope Benedict blasted by archbishop

By : Wire Report
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MILWAUKEE (AP) – The Milwaukee Art Museum has handled dozens of complaints from angry Catholics and others over its plans to display a portrait of Pope Benedict that’s made from 17,000 condoms.

Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki says the museum’s decision to display the art piece called “Eggs Benedict” is insulting and callous. Some patrons have dropped their membership and at least one donor has ended financial support of the museum.

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2.14.13 Editor’s Desk

By : Steve Blanchard
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SteveBlanchardHeadshotDear Catholic Church:
As a non-Catholic, I can only imagine the tremendous feelings of fear and unrest you are experiencing in the wake of Pope Benedict XVI’s sudden retirement. Change, as you know, is not a practice the Church takes lightly and when it’s forced upon you, it’s only natural to resist. But popes have resigned before, and while the last occurrence was well before anyone presently on this planet existed, your institution adapted and survived those changes.

Change, as they say, can be good. The world is continuously evolving pardon the phrasing and so too must institutions that were created with the mission of offering spiritual guidance to the population of our planet.

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