But Joanna hasn't stayed quiet on the subject either: "I’m doing what the Catholic Church should be doing, working to stop senseless suffering of animals, the most defenseless of God’s creation."
Either way you slice it, the ad is doing its job—shocking people into talking about PETA. But not necessarily animal cruelty, which is really the point here, no? PETA really has the shock formula down pat. Check out another religiously offensive ad of Joanna and more questionable PETA ads from over the years.