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Priest raps Hyundai for irreverent World Cup TV ad

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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