A Church Under Attack
The world hates the Catholic Church because the Catholic Church will not shift on its moral teaching. It will not bend to the popular view, but rather remain faithful to what is right. Nor will the Church renounce Christ or his teaching, even when threatened with death..
Scantily clad, noisey activists of the feminist group 'Femen' invaded a conference at a university in Brussels. During the conference, demonstrators threw water on the Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussels, Andre-Joseph Leonard. Bishop Leonard did not react and ignored the women. At the end of the demonstration, the archbishop kissed an image of the Virgin Mary before leaving the room.
Femen was Born in Ukraine and with subsidiaries in several countries (including Brazil and nations with a Muslim majority), the group was often often campaigning for the rights of women and minorities. One of their banners is the defense of gay marriage.