Sex Shop ‘Dildo Nativity Scene’ Sparks Anger

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A sex shop in Spain has been condemned by Christian groups after displaying a “nativity scene” showing the Virgin Mary, St Joseph and the baby Jesus painted on ceramic dildos. Non Sit Peccatum (Latin for ‘not a sin’), which is based in the town of Talavera de la Reina, was subject to a boycott campaign and protests after owner Héctor Valdivielso commissioned the images and displayed them in the shop window. Europa Press reports that he claimed that at first the display proved popular, with people stopping outside to “take photographs and selfies”, but a group called Children of the Virgin Mary condemned the shop and demanded it remove the scene. Valdivielso said on his Facebook account: “A man with his wife ordered me to remove the offending scene and said that if I didn’t he would remove it himself.” His shop was then reportedly spray-painted with the word “pecadores” (sinners), and a small group of protesters gathered outside. He also posted hate mail he had received to his Facebook account, including one letter saying: “Don’t you have the balls to display something that would offend Muslims? Of course not, because they would blow you up.” Eventually, he took the