Manila art show shut after offending Christians
Wednesday 10 August 2011
An art exhibition in Manila has been shut down after it provoked heated debate for combining Christian symbols with phallic objects.
The decision by the Cultural Centre of the Philippines came a day after the former first lady, Imelda Marcos, joined politicians and Catholic leaders in denouncing it. Protesters had vandalised an installation, removing a wooden penis from a poster depicting Christ.
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