Protesters Strip in St. Peter’s Square; Pope Stays on Target

Vatican protestors

Four women from the Ukrainian feminist group Femen shed their shirts and bared their breasts during Pope Benedict’s Sunday audience in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, January 13; but the pontiff remained unruffled, delivering a beautiful reflection on the sacrament of Baptism.The women had painted “In Gay We Trust” and “Shut Up” on their bodies, protesting against the Catholic Church and its stand on homosexuality.Their protest was cut short, though; as Vatican security officials led the f … [Read more...]