December 16, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Disgust continues to swell over a “Christmas special” on Netflix depicting Jesus Christ as a closeted homosexual, with Bishop Joseph Strickland of Texas joining almost two million others in speaking out against it. Some, including the bishop, have gone as far as to cancel their subscriptions to the video streaming service.
A scene from the blasphemous Primeira Tentação de Cristo, or The First Temptation of Christ streaming on Netflix.Porta dos Fundos / Youtube
Released on December 3, The First Temptation of Christ comes from the Brazilian comedy troupe Porta dos Fundos, and depicts Jesus bringing a boyfriend to meet Mary and Joseph at His birthday party. Last year, the group reportedly depicted Jesus as a “sadistic, homicidal, hedonistic drunkard who hated to pray and no one heeded,” according to historian Murilo Cleto. ….
Family watching television, c. 1958. National Archives and Records Administration. Evert F. Baumgardner. Images of American Political History. Posting online by Dr. William J. Ball. All images are believed to be in the public domain.