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Pop singer ridicules Catholicism in Grammy Awards show

February 13, 2012

Pop singer Nicki Minaj mocked the Catholic Church in an elaborate song routine during the Grammy Awards show.

Minaj appeared alongside a man who was dressed like the Pope, and dancers wearing what appeared to be liturgical vestments. Her song “Roman Holiday” included a scene in a confessional, an apparent parody of exorcism, lyrics ridiculing the Church, and a few choral lines from the Christmas carol, “O Come All Ye Faithful.”


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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Feb. 14, 2012 7:30 PM ET USA

    She got her 15 minutes of "fame",with no death threats,of course. She was belittling Catholicism.

  • Posted by: MontanaPadre - Feb. 14, 2012 9:10 AM ET USA

    I'm so glad I don't even start to watch these shows. I keep it simple EWTN, FoxNews and the Outdoor Channel. This provides for faith, news and entertainment that does not make it a habit to attack the church.

  • Posted by: normnuke - Feb. 13, 2012 11:30 PM ET USA

    'The medium is the message', or, 'you are known by your enemies' What an embarrassment it would be if these people liked us.

  • Posted by: wolfdavef3415 - Feb. 13, 2012 10:10 PM ET USA

    Let me be honest here, she ridiculed herself more than anything else. I have not heard anyone say anything positive about that 'performance'. It was despicable in its mockery. But even had the 'performance' included a different storyline, it was horrible still. My teenage daughter would refer to this as an 'Epic Fail'.