Friday, 12 February 2010

Valentine's kiss-in at the Cathedral | LONDON FOR A SECULAR EUROPE

I have done it again. I find myself organising a protest, albeit a small one part of a bigger one. And one to which I can't take part(!)

The Catholic Chruch is supposed to be spreading a message of love. Yet more and more it's message seems to be going from this towards something more sinister.

On Sunday, a demonstration will be taking place outside the RC Cathedral in Westminster (Victoria Street - not the Abbey) before moving to the Italian Embassy.

We suggest that straight and gay couples come together for a Valentine Day kiss-in to remind the Church what love is really about.

The Kiss-in will last about 5min before the protest moves on to the Italian Embassy.

A similar event is taking place in Paris this week-end.

There is a Facebook Event for this.

Find out more about the main protest here (also on Facebook).

(note: the organisers of the main protest have given assent to this)

Press coverage:
- Protestors will tell Pope to 'snog off', Pink News
- Valentines Day Kiss-in at Cathedral, Homovision
- Valentine's Day Kiss In, Londonist

For those wondering, the reason I can't take part is that I am single and therefore have no one to kiss... boohoo! I'll be taking pictures instead.


2 comments:

  1. Nicolas, I'm sure there are many, many men who would love to enable you to take part ;-) Unfortunately I can't go - but I hope you all have a good time!

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  2. Perhaps I should organise a competition :)

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