Catholic University Investigated for Offending Muslims By Having Too Many Crosses – It’s not what you first think

“Complaint says crosses at Catholic school offensive, prevent Muslim prayers,” reads the headline at BeliefNet

It’s one of those headlines that sounds like a bad joke, but it isn’t. It’s not exactly a serious complaint, either, and it isn’t coming from actual Muslim students in any event. “Baffled Catholic University officials say they have never received a complaint from any of the schools Muslim students,” writes BeliefNet.

In fact, the university expressed its bafflement in a full-length statement: “Catholic University’s faithfulness to our Catholic tradition has also made us a welcome home to students of other religions. No students have registered complaints about the exercise of their religions on our campus. We understand that a professor unaffiliated with Catholic University has made public allegations claiming that we are discriminating against our students on religious grounds, but we have not seen any legal filing – and will respond to them if we do.”

The sixty-page complaint was filed with the Washington, D.C. Office of Human Rights by a one-man nuisance-lawsuit factory, George Washington University Law School Professor John Banzhaf. Muslim students are but pawns in Banzhaf’s game against Catholics…

According to Wiki, “In recent years Banzhaf has focused his efforts against obesity, following the 2001 Surgeon General’s report on obesity. In particular, Banzhaf has criticized the contracts for soft-drink machines in schools and McDonald’s, alleging that both have helped to contribute to childhood obesity.”

I assume that is why someone created the photo above, which I found by searching for ‘John Banzaf jerk’

  • The__Hammer

    Now this makes more sense. I had a hard time believing a Muslim that would go to Catholic University would have a problem with crosses. What jackass, someone should put a fatwa out on him. He is only making Muslims look bad.

  • pdxnag

    Double the number of crosses, immediately.

  • Una Salus

    Christians seem to be becoming more and more adept at the art of bafflement.

  • Sophie B

    We should all be on guard. What is seen as bizarre at one point in time becomes commonplace ten years or so on.

  • Nan

    The university’s name clearly states its religious affiliation, with which would come the known danger of crucifixes.