Skip to comments.Second ‘George Floyd’ Pietà Stolen from Catholic University
Posted on 12/16/2021 6:27:18 PM PST by marshmallow
A spokesperson confirmed the painting, which uses an artistic style known as a Pietà to depict a Black Virgin Mary cradling Jesus’ body after his Crucifixion, was stolen on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — A second painting of Jesus and his mother, Mary, in which Jesus is widely thought to be depicted as George Floyd, has been stolen from the walls of the Catholic University of America’s law school.
The painting, which sits outside the chapel at CUA’s Columbus Law School, replaced an identical, larger version of the same painting that was also stolen last month after it was highlighted in conservative media and the artist received death threats.
CUA spokesperson Karna Lozoya confirmed to Religion News Service that the replacement painting, which uses an artistic style known as a Pietà to depict a Black Virgin Mary cradling Jesus’ body after his Crucifixion, was stolen Sunday afternoon.
“We have reported the crime, and we are working with the Metropolitan Police Department to investigate both this and the earlier theft of a larger print of the icon that was stolen Nov. 24,” Lozoya said in a statement. “We ask all members of our community to please contact the Department of Public Safety with any information about either of these crimes.”
The painting, titled “Mama,” sparked controversy in November when the Daily Signal, a website owned by the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank, published a lengthy article about its presence at the school. The article sparked an online petition calling for its removal, and the painting was stolen from the university’s walls less than 24 hours later.
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I didn’t know Catholic universities were so fond of drug addicts 🤪
I wonder if I can sell my CUA degree for something a little more reputable. .. maybe from a nice diploma mill?
Probably another inside job.
George Floyd is the very epitome of The Law....
It’s pretty certain Jesus did not use fentanyl.
Good....Hope they threw it in a river.
Good News Ping!
Maybe Bergoglio will fish it of the polluted Potamac, as he fished his beloved Pachamama from the Tiber.
Columbia Pacific University....
Agreed. Very strange. Even more so when you consider that very recently the Lord God Almighty let his displeasure be known when He destroyed a George Floyd mural with a bolt of lightening.
Has the Catholic Church forgotten the Torah (Old Testament)?
The Lord will not be mocked.
“Do not be deceived. God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.”
At least someone is fighting back. I hope they don’t find this person (or people), as they would be on their own dealing with the leftists.
It looks like the 1st and 2nd commandments competing against the 8th commandment.
This is complete blasphemy, and a Catholic organization should know that is verboten.
Just the fact the Virgin Mary is depicted as black (and we know how much blacks like Jews) is bogus and pins it as meant to be blasphemous with some loser like Floyd.
If it’s painted on canvas or parchment, it can be cut up and used for toilet paper.
It doesn’t look like George Floyd to me but it is a dreadful painting.
Hip hip hoorah!
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