South Park Bloody Mary Episode
Seems like everyone is either boycotting or protesting about something or other lately. Now that the Muslim cartoon
depictions of the Prophet Mohammed fiasco has settled a little, Catholic church leaders in New Zealand have decided to boycott a broadcaster for planning to air an "ugly and tasteless" episode of the South Park cartoon.
The Bloody Mary episode of South Park shows a statue of the Virgin Mary spurting blood.
Catholics urge South Park boycott
"New Zealand's Catholic bishops signed a letter on Sunday urging the country's 500,000 Catholics to boycott C4 and its sister station TV3, which recently apologized for showing the Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
They asked for the ban to extend to companies that advertise their products on the commercial network."
The letter went on to say "Making known the extent of our offence might give them pause to consider that press freedom is not a license to incite intolerance or to promote hated or derision based on religion, race or gender
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