The BBC has a brand they call “BBC The Social.” It has a Facebook page and YouTube channel, and it calls itself “the best of Scotland’s music, comedy, drama, lifestyle, sport and everything inbetween.” It also warns its followers, “Be prepared to be surprised, shocked and amazed.”
Well I think they accomplished that.
They recently posted a video titled “Time for Love” (you can watch it below) that laments homophobia and praises the homosexual lifestyle.
At one point, it shows a priest lifting up a cheese cracker as though it’s communion, and then a few seconds later shows a woman receiving the cheese cracker on her tongue while the narrator says, “It tastes like cardboard, and it smells like hate.”
The video is “offensive to Catholics in both the words and images used,” Bishop John Keenan of the Diocese of Paisley told the Catholic Herald. “It is ridiculing and demeaning the faith of ordinary Catholics, especially at a time when Catholics are experiencing more and more abuse and prejudice in Scotland. […] You cannot imagine it treating any other religion like this.”
Here’s the video (the offending section starts at 2:38):
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