Radio & Television

New Zealand bishops urge full CanWest boycott

AUCKLAND, NZ - The New Zealand Catholic Bishops have urged Catholics in the country to boycott all CanWest Global media properties. It seems that the New Zealand Catholic Church is mightily offended by the cartoon “Popetown”, which is airing on CanWest-owned channel C4. The TV show lampoons Catholics and the Pope specifically.In their letter to parishes throughout New Zealand, the bishops point out that the show ridicules the Pope by “depicting him as a cretinous, dirty, spoiled brat, and the curial cardinals as venal and dishonest,” it says. “It also implies a predilection on the part of one Vatican-based priest...

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