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Even Students Are Outraged After Catholic School Makes Woke Change to Jesus in Legendary Painting

Added 11-24-21 10:45:04am EST - “An icon that has a character appearing to be George Floyd in the arms of Mary is being attacked as out of place at a Catholic school.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “'Blasphemous': Students Rage After Catholic College Replaces Jesus with George Floyd in Famous Art Piece”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

An icon at the Catholic University of America that puts a George Floyd-like character in the place of Jesus Christ has drawn the ire of students.

The college unveiled the icon as part of its Black History Month celebrations, according to a news release, noting that “The icon, Kelly Latimore’s ‘Mama,’ was created following the death of George Floyd and is evocative of the Pieta — a mother mourning her son.”

The college, which calls itself the pontifical university of the Catholic Church in the United States, has two copies of the icon on display – one in its campus ministry office and the other outside the chapel at its law school, according to The Daily Wire, which quoted a student it did not name as saying, “to put up something clearly blasphemous defeats the mission of the university.”

Karna Lozoya, vice president for university communications, told The Daily Signal, “You can identify Jesus by the marks in the halo.”

NEW: Paintings depicting George Floyd as Jesus Christ hang in both The Catholic University of America’s campus ministry office and its law school, students say.

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