Breaking News

Topless Protestor Tries to Steal Baby Jesus from Vatican Nativity Scene
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Summary: A topless protestor was thwarted trying to steal the baby Jesus.

On Christmas Day, a woman was detained by Vatican police after she attempted to steal the baby Jesus from a nativity scene. While her actions were already strange, what made it even weirder was that she did it all without a shirt.

  
What
Where


The protester, Alisa Vinogradova, was a member of the feminist organization, Femen, according to CNN. The group had made a name for itself with its topless activism.

During Vinogradova’s ambush of the to-scale nativity scene, she called out, “God is woman!” repeatedly. Wearing only pants and shoes, Vinogradova from Ukraine rushed up to the Vatican’s popular religious attraction and tried to steal the doll of Jesus. The incident occurred in front of thousands of people who gathered to hear the Pope’s Christmas message.

Femen said that the topless activist tried to grab Jesus as a sign of protest against the “Vatican’s infringement of the rights of women to their own bodies.” This include’s the Vatican’s anti-abortion stance and condemnation of contraception.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




As Vinogradova tried to steal Jesus, the Vatican police thwarted her efforts, and she was detained.

The nativity scene, as well as the Pope’s speech, has been a previous target for the feminist group, who states that their goal is to fight the patriarchy. According to KTLA, Femen’s belief is, “A child is not from a god, but from a woman! For a woman is God!”



According to The Sun, Femen’s 2014 nativity protest was slightly more successful. A topless activist was able to get Jesus out of his crib before she was nabbed by local police.

Femen has protested other political figures or organizations that they view as upholding the patriarchy. Earlier this month, a Femen activist was arrested in Ukraine for protesting Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko and his political opponent Mikheil Saakashvili. At the country’s parliament, the activist got naked and held up a paddle with the words, “Row the f-ck away.”

Earlier this year, the group’s leader Inna Shevchenko said that she and her activists would continue baring their breasts to fight for feminism.

What do you think of Femen? Let us know in the comments below.



 

RELEVANT JOBS

Paralegal

USA-CA-San Ramon

Currently looking for an experienced Paralegal to fill an opening with a family law firm located in ...

Apply now

Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Small boutique trial law firm seeks attorney with extensive law and motion and courtroom experience....

Apply now

Bilingual Paralegal

USA-MD-Rockville

Small personal injury law firm in Rockville seeking bilingual (Spanish) person for a full-time, on-s...

Apply now

Post-Conviction Resource Attorney

USA-CA-Los Angeles

POSITION: Post-Conviction Resource Attorney LOCATION: Hybrid work model; required travel to on-si...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Venture Capital Attorney

USA-CA-San Diego

San Diego office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks corporate business attorney with...

Apply Now

Real Estate Attorney

USA-CA-San Diego

San Diego office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks transactional real estate attorn...

Apply Now

Experienced Health Care Attorney

USA-ME-Portland

Portland office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm is seeking health care attorney with 5-...

Apply Now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top