Topless Lady Activist Tries To Snatch Jesus Statue From Vatican Crib

Topless Woman Activist Tries To Snatch Jesus Statue From Vatican Crib

A Vatican gendarme makes an attempt to dam a topless activist of girls’s rights group Femen.

VATICAN CITY:  A topless activist from the feminist group Femen tried to grab the statue of the infant Jesus from the Nativity scene in St. Peter’s Sq. on Monday however was stopped by police as she grabbed it.

A Reuters photographer mentioned the lady jumped over guard rails and rushed onto the larger-than-life Nativity scene shouting “God is lady”. She had the identical slogan painted on her naked again.

A Vatican gendarme stopped her from taking the statue and she or he was detained. The incident occurred about two hours earlier than Pope Francis delivered his Christmas message to some 50,000 individuals within the sq..

The group’s web site recognized her as Alisa Vinogradova and known as her a “sextremist”. It says the objective of the group, which was based in Ukraine, is “full victory over patriarchy”.

A Femen activist staged an identical motion on Christmas Day 2104 however managed to take the statue out of the crib earlier than she was arrested.

(Reporting By Alessandro Bianchi, writing by Philip Pullella; Enhancing by Hugh Lawson)

© Thomson Reuters 2017

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