Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a comedy special that aired July 7 on Showtime:
“Erik Griffin: The Ugly Truth” was offensive to Christians, as well as to those who object to trashing the core beliefs of a world religion. Griffin, a stand-up comic, wasted no time comparing the Eucharist to peanut butter, saying that eating too much of it will make you fat.
“Trying to get fat Jesus on the Cross. I mean, you’d need a rope and pulley system. They’re trying to nail him—he’s sliding down, you know. All the miracles would be different. He’s walking on water waist deep.”
There is obviously no need to denigrate the Eucharist and the crucifixion, unless, of course, the intent is to insult Christians.
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