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Within Europe, the Church is still regularly mocked, though there the criticism is political, citing the Church's involvement in politics and its opposition to republican and leftist revolutions, and it is still mocked to death in most Western European countries such as France.Christianity being a large diverse religion has also been involved in several questionable policies and events over the centuries (such as The Spanish Inquisition).It is often criticized among other religious groups for its missionary activities, wars it has waged among various sects, its role in suppression and hijacking of pagan rituals and persecuting other religions (which is not exclusive to Christian or Abrahamic faiths, as instances are common among many religions).Catholic girls are portrayed as easy and slutty but judgmental.Catholics have been portrayed as enemies of science ever since they put Galileo under house arrest (the church didn't officially apologize for the Galileo affair until Although Galileo's works were removed from the Holy Index within a century after his death, and the Church formally accepted his heliocentric theory in 1800-about the same time that direct experimental evidence for the Earth's motion in space was first presented.
Christianity was perceived, and resented for being Moral Guardians on account of its historical association with censorship (the Vatican Index, Galileo, Darwin), its lack of permissiveness and anti-LGBT policies. (For instance, general prudishness, censorship, homophobia exist even among Buddhists and even the Roman pagans were pretty uptight about other issues.) Since Christianity has been historically the religion with the greatest political and historical clout, and since those fights were ultimately this tends to get associated with Christianity to the point that such aggressive and controversial actions have been used to smear all Christians by association, at times even long (e.g.