Truly disgusting. Blasphemy is a crime against the state in Poland. An artist has been arrested and faces two years in prison.
A 51-year-old Polish woman has been arrested for blasphemy after she painted the Virgin Mary with a rainbow halo.
Polish interior minister Joachim Brudzi?ski announced the arrest, saying she was detained for “carrying out a profanation of the Virgin Mary of Cz?stochowa.” The Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa is a Byzantine icon that is housed in the country’s holiest Catholic shrine.
“Offending religious feeling” is a crime in Poland punishable by up to two years in prison.
“Telling stories about freedom and ‘tolerance’ doesn’t give anyone the right to offend the feelings of believers,” Brudzi?ski said, adding that the paintings are “cultural barbarism.”
How close are we to this happening in the United States under Trump?