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Priest raps Hyundai for irreverent World Cup TV ad

Catholic World News - June 14, 2010

Father Thomas Berg, the president of the Westchester Institute for Ethics and the Human Person, has denounced the Hyundai auto firm for presenting a television advertisement, airing on World Cup broadcasts, that lampoons the Mass, presenting the ceremony as a celebration of soccer. Father Berg—who identified himself as a Hyundai driver—said he was “outraged at the egregious religious insensitivity and Catholic mockery (to not say anti-Catholic bigotry) portrayed in your recent insulting commercial that ridicules Catholic religious beliefs and practices.”

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