On Corpus Christi, A Eucharistic Flash Mob

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BLASPHEMY, OR JUST BAD TASTE? Pepsi’s Superbowl Ad Goes Too Far

I enjoy a good laugh as much as the next guy.  I’ve gotta say, though, that I’m having a hard time keeping my composure after watching the front-running commercial in the Pepsi Company’s 2011 Super Bowl advertisement contest. Titled “Feed Your Flock,” the commercial satirizes the Eucharist, the most sacred mystery in which, Catholics believe, Jesus gives of Himself—offering us His body and blood.  What’s so funny about that? “Blasphemy” is irreverence toward holy personages, religious artif … [Read more...]