Croatian diocese denounces blasphemous play
May 03, 2017
The Archdiocese of Split-Makarska, Croatia, denounced the scheduled performance of a blasphemous play at a theater festival.
The play, by Oliver Frljic, portrays Christ assaulting a Muslim woman.
The archdiocese denounced the play as an offense against “God, man, and nation,” according to Deutsche Welle, and lamented its inclusion at a festival in honor of Marko Marulic (1450-1524), a Catholic playwright.
Croatia, a nation of 4.3 million, is 86% Catholic and 4% Eastern Orthodox.
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