"View" Host Joy Behar Says Catholic Saints Were Psychotic
Those liberal gals at The View were back at it today this time bashing the Catholic Church.
After commenting on how “King George the First put stupid Dan Quayle on the ticket”, View host Joy Behar later explained that the saints of the Catholic Church were pshychotic.
JOY BEHAR: I’m going to get in trouble for this, but you know what? I have a theory that you can’t find any saints any more because of psycho-tropic medication. I think that the old days the saints were hearing voices and they didn’t have any thorazine to calm them down. [laughter] Now that we have all of this medication available to us, you can’t find a saint any more.
ELISABETH HASSELBECK: I don’t think so, Mother Teresa.
BEHAR: That’s why Mother Teresa had issues. Let’s not forget, she didn’t really believe 100 percent like these saints who were hearing voices. She didn’t hear voices. So the Church said “okay, she does good deeds. Let’s make her a saint.” In the old days it used to be you heard voices. They can’t do that anymore.
WHOOPI GOLDBERG: They’d cut your hair off. They’d set you on fire. Don’t forget what they did to Joan of Arc.
BEHAR: Because she was hearing voices.
GOLDBERG: They set her on fire. That’s why people stopped saying anything.
BEHAR: Well it was- no, no, no, in the last century before you had medication, they still were hearing voices. I’m telling you.
HASSELBECK: I don’t think they were hearing voices. I think they were committed to their faith and they’d go to death for it.
That was so offensive. I sure get sick of the continual attacks by liberals on Christianity and people of faith.
Here’s the video:
FOX News has posted an unofficial church reaction to this latest liberal attack on Christianity:
FOX News contributor Father Jonathan Morris, when asked to comment for FOXNews.com, lambasted Behar’s remarks, whether or not they were intended to be funny.
“Suggesting that holiness of life is equivalent to a mental disorder as Ms. Behar did is rather unbalanced to say the least,” Morris said.
“Nobody is beatified or canonized because they hear voices. People are declared saints because they have first of all exemplified a heroic living of Christian virtue.”
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