Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Dutch sex shop to give away "Pope condoms"

A Dutch sex shop will be giving away 2,000 "Pope condoms" this weekend in a dig at the Roman Catholic Church.

De Condoomfabriek (The Condom Factory) said it wanted to make a point about sexually transmitted diseases, unwanted pregnancies and the Vatican's opposition to contraceptives.

The condom wrapper carries the image of a papal figure with an unmistakable general likeness to Pope Benedict, though the figure's face is removed. It bears the words "I SAID NO! We say YES!" framing the papal image.

The suggestion of a "pope condom" caused a diplomatic row last month when Britain's Foreign Office was forced to apologise for a memorandum by a civil servant that suggested Benedict launch a papal-brand condom on his pending visit to the UK.


Rube said...

Brilliant advice: Whatever the pope/catholic church says, do the opposite.

L said...


lux888 said...

Everybody is talking about some stupid condoms. You can also buy a virgin Mary blow up doll which I find really insulting.