Pro-LGBT photo exhibit blocked by Vatican

Italian artist Gonzalo Orquín's project featuring gay couples kissing in the sanctuary of Italian churches was not put on display after the Vatican threatened legal action. The Vatican asserted that the exhibit could "harm the religous sentiments of the faithful."

This artist sealed his fate with several kisses.
The Vatican has allegedly threatened to retaliate against an artist who snapped photos of gay couples kissing at the altars of several churches in Rome.
Less than three months ago, Pope Francis shocked many with his statement about gay people in the Catholic church—asking “Who am I to judge?” But the Vatican has reportedly decided to judge in this case. And according to artist Gonzalo Orquin, his photos didn’t pass the test.

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