Marilyn Manson Responds to Catholic League's Declaration of Boycott on the Band's New Album Holy Wood
December 1, 2000 The New York Post's Page 6 reports that, unsurprisingly, the Catholic League has condemned Marilyn Manson's new album, Holy Wood (In the Shadow of the Valley of Death), which features such titles as "Disposable Teens," "Godeatgod," "Cruci-fiction in Space" and "The Death
Catholic League President William Donohue took particular offense at
the Goth rocker donning a bishop's robe and a cross in the "Disposable Teens"
video. "It is Christianity that [Manson] hates, and it is Catholicism that he
hates most of all ... this guy is at war with Christ," Donohue says, in
calling for a boycott of the CD.
Marilyn Manson responded: "I can't possibly be at war with Christ, because your religion killed him and what he stood for. But if you want to be at war with me ... bring it on."
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