Gardai Investigate Cork University Over Blasphemous Image of Our Lady as Bishop Speaks Out in defence of Mary

“The Chief Superintendent of the Gardai in Cork has confirmed to the ACLI that there is an ongoing investigation into allegations that a proposed art exhibition at University College Cork will contain a blasphemous image of Our Lady of Guadalupe and that a book will be promoted which also contains blasphemous matter. The artist will also give a talk which is likely to contravene the law given it will be about her work and book …” (more)

[Catholic Lawyers Blog, 23 June]

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One Response to “Gardai Investigate Cork University Over Blasphemous Image of Our Lady as Bishop Speaks Out in defence of Mary”

  1. Kevin Tuohy Says:

    Just a question…
    If the artist talking about her allegedly blasphemous work (art or writing) is blasphemous, then is reporting on the issue or showing the image in question also blasphemous? How far down the chain does a crime like blasphemy go, or does it work like libel, whereby reporting about a libel issue is not libel?

    Thanks
    Kevin Tuohy, in Cork

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