Homeless Jesus

What the cathedrals in Toronto and New York rejected, was accepted at a Jesuit school of theology at the University of Toronto.

The artist:

It was very upsetting because the rectors liked it, but when it got to the administration, people thought it might be too controversial or vague.

What do you think? Too radical a depiction of Matthew 25:31-46? Inappropriate, as the big city archbishops suggested?

Regis College dean Rev Gordon Rixon:

The mission of our college is to promote critical theology, with advocacy for justice and an appreciation of beauty.


About catholicsensibility

Todd and his family live in Ames, Iowa. He serves a Catholic parish of both Iowa State students and town residents.
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One Response to Homeless Jesus

  1. Jimmy Mac says:

    I have yet to hear a valid explanation as to why this kind of imagery is “inappropriate.”

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