Woman student in art parade dresses like pope—but naked from the waist down—UPDATED

But wait, there’s more: 

At an annual art school parade [at Carnegie Mellon University], a female student dressed up as the pope, and was naked from the waist down while she passed out condoms.

Even more, witnesses say the woman had shaved her pubic hair in the shape of a cross.

The Diocese of Pittsburgh has asked CMU to take action.

“I think we all know that when we’re growing up we do stupid things but to cross over the line in this instance shouldn’t happen with anybody,” Bishop David Zubik said.

CMU issued a statement, saying “We are continuing our review of the incident. If our community standards or laws were violated, we will take appropriate action.”

“It’s all in good fun and it’s not meant to harm anyone,” Ivy Kristov told KDKA’s Andy Sheehan.

Bishop Zubik says the incident must be addressed.

“What I do want to have happen is for this person to learn an important lesson,” Zubik said.

UPDATE: Kathy Schiffer has more on this debacle, including an interesting resolution from the UN decrying this sort of activity as an example of religious intolerance. Check it out.


  1. Did the female wannabe “Pope” bless any of the “Hard-up” students with her “cross” after the parade?

  2. Holy “water”….


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