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Greek Orthodox file blasphemy charges against play depicting Jesus as homosexual

November 20, 2012

An Orthodox bishop in Greece has filed a blasphemy complaint against the producers of a dramatic presentation that depicts Jesus and his disciples as homosexuals.

Bishop Seraphim’s complaint, lodged against the play Corpus Christi, prompted prosecutors to file criminal charges under Greek late. The local director of the play, which was written by Terrence McNally, could face jail time if he is convicted.


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  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Nov. 20, 2012 10:48 PM ET USA

    Of course, we protested that thing here in the U.S. to widespread media derision. Perhaps the Greeks have it right.