Vatican pledges legal action against Benetton

This ad shows Pope Benedict XVI and Dr. Ahmed al Tayyeb, the grand sheikh of Cairo's Al Azhar Mosque. This image was pulled from the campaign after a complaint by the Vatican. POLL: Do these Benetton ads go to far? VOTE NOW! (Farbica)

November 17, 2011 12:10:56 PM PST
The Vatican is taking legal action against the Benetton clothing company to prevent the circulation of an ad featuring a fake photo montage of Pope Benedict XVI kissing a top Egyptian imam on the lips.