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Femen lay bare their naked opposition to papal visit

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Femen lay bare their naked opposition to papal visit

<p>Ukrainian feminist organisation <span class="caps">FEMEN</span> staged a protest on Monday against the forthcoming visit of Pope Francis to Strasbourg, France.</p> <p>The pontiff will be in the city to speak at the European Parliament.</p> <p>One of their activists stripped off inside Strasbourg’s cathedral to show slogans such as ‘the pope is not a politician’. </p> <p>The unnamed woman told euronews that the parliament “is no the place for the pope.”</p> <p>No arrests were made.</p> <p><span class="caps">FEMEN</span> previously protested outside the Vatican against what they denounced as interference by the Catholic Church into political life.</p> <div align="center"><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>[In picture] <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Femen?src=hash">#Femen</a> protest in the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Strasbourg?src=hash">#Strasbourg</a> Cathedral against Pope's visit to the European Parliament <a href="http://t.co/J94CF1DyiA">pic.twitter.com/J94CF1DyiA</a></p>— euronews (@euronews) <a href="https://twitter.com/euronews/status/536873254561280002">November 24, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></div>