Skip to comments.Newspaper Desecrates Catholic Icon
Posted on 06/28/2013 11:49:19 AM PDT by walford
A New Mexico newspaper defended its desecration of a Catholic icon and refused to apologize because they said the offensive image reflected diversity and captured the essence of summer.
The Santa Fe Reporter created an uproar with its Summer Guide 2013. The cover featured an artistic depiction of the Virgin of Guadalupe wearing a skimpy bikini and drinking a margarita. Over her shoulder is a bare-chested cowboy sporting a nipple ring and wearing a pink cowboy hat and kerchief.
Santa Fe Catholics said the weekly alternative newspaper has turned the religious icon into a party girl.
If your intent was to in effect slap Catholics across the face, by putting forth this public depiction of Our Lady as a party girl, during the very week that we honor her as our patroness, then I can only say that from my perspective, you succeeded, wrote Adam Le Ortega, the record of the Cathedral basilica of St. Francis of Assisi."
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Really offensive. Not a smart move by the paper. A lot of devout Catholics in the Santa Fe area.
Not a good idea since there are A LOT of devout Spanish-speakiing Catholics in the area.
Well got to remember that Muslims can threaten violence against the offending person. Christians will simply demand a letter writting campaign.
I'd be happy if someone-- anyone in the media-- asked Obama, Holder or Biden a real question.
The Santa Fe Catholics should organize boycotts of the major advertisers in the newspaper. If it is like most newspapers these days it won’t take much to push them under.
A couple people wrote comments for another article about Santa Fe being a liberal cesspool. Looks like the Santa Fe Reporter agreed.
This is actually a takeoff of the old liberal/leftist publication “The Realist” of Phil Krasner (1960’s). Totally irreverant satire from the Left, but actually funny.
Today’s leftist “satire” is a direct attack on organized religion and comes from an anarchist/marxist perspective, not from any intellectual basis.
At least Krasner had a sense of humor. The last time I saw him was at the Counter-Inaugural demonstration in Jan. 1969 when a Yippie challenged him to take off his clothes, an offer he refused. I think he saved our eyesight by doing so.
Do a boycott the businesses that advertise for the paper that should do to get the word across.
Maybe Hispanics will get a clue that the left does not share their values and is not on their side.
Imagine that paper allowing an insult to Blacks, Homosexuals, Islamic adherents, Women, and on and on...
But of course, it’s okay to trash Christians, their beliefs, or anything they hold sacred.
My but the Left sure is tolerant. /s
try that with a koran you pussies
A “devout catholic” in New Mexico is someone with a Virgin Mary air freshener hanging from the rear view mirror as they shoot at you from a moving vehicle.
That would work, but you would never get enough people on board, not to mention local neighborhood entertainment newspapers are usually staffed by militant homophiliacs. Who are also anti religion except for islam jew or atheist, aswell as being pro minority/anti white and they simply just dont care.
Another one of those threads where I don’t have to say anything other than ‘see the tag line’.
The Santa Fe Reporter weekly alternative newspaper
Which are most likely abortionists, tattoo parlors, piercing salons, strip joints, liquor stores, bars, head shops, pawn shops, immigration shysters, DUI shysters, bankruptcy shysters, sperm banks, blood and plasma clinics, etc.
Imagine the hilarity were someone with artistry to make a fake cover depicting just that, and distributing it around?
Somebody did a crude image of something like that.
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The chickens will come home to roost. Our Lady will not be mocked.
It’s described as an “alternative” newspaper, and therefore it probably caters to artsy liberals and will therefore be applauded for its “courage.”
A couple of weeks ago the Reporter published a news item that said the Republican Governor Susana Martinez was under investigation by the FBI. WRONG! BIG TIME!
Turns out an early campaign manager who she had fired back in 2009 was hacking her emails and the FBI was tracking him. The trail of stolen emails led to the Democratic AG (who claimed he didn’t know they were stolen and who is running for governor against her next year) and to a Democratic activist associated with the Democratic Party chairman. When the FBI checked the activist’s computer they found lots of KIDDIE PORN!! Typical RAT party corruption!
Wow. They really are dirty in so many ways.
Thanks for sharing that. I’m going to email a lib I know who likes that Rag.
Somebody with some talent should do a better spoof cover, then report these hipsters in Santa Fe are mocking Islam in the name of diversity, making sure the names of all reporters and editors are on that spoof cover. Start spreading it all over the internet. Let’s see if they just shrugged it off as diversity.
Thanks, CD. Damning video.
I get KRQE here in Durango and prefer it to the Denver News.
This native New Mexican and devout Catholic thinks your a complete moron!
Mocking Christian iconography while not daring to even contemplate doing anything similarly offensive to Muslims doesn't "reflect diversity," it reflects across-the-board moral cowardice.
Some Catholics should behead the artist. Maybe then they would be more sensitive? I mean it works for Muslims, right?