Gay couple`s image on Italy cathedral irks Church

An image of a same-sex couple and their child that was projected on the dome of a cathedral in the Sicilian city of Palermo has irked the Catholic Church, AKI news agency reported.

Last Updated: Jul 16, 2013, 10:48 AM IST

Rome: An image of a same-sex couple and their child that was projected on the dome of a cathedral in the Sicilian city of Palermo has irked the Catholic Church, AKI news agency reported.
Palermo`s Archdiocese is "extremely bitter", sources told AKI.

The incident took place Sunday in front of a crowd of thousands of people who had gathered for the veneration of Palermo`s patron Saint Rosalia, a major annual event in the city.

Palermo`s mayor Leoluca Orlando declined to comment on the incident.

IANS