Playboy model upset over inequality and religion arrested after nude protest at Vatican City. Of course.

A Playboy model who describes herself as a “[f]ree-spirited, wildhearted expressionist” was arrested Sunday in Rome for posing nude in the public yet again.

This time Marisa Papen “expressed” herself in the nude while prancing about the Vatican City — the effective seat of the Catholic Church and the home of Pope Francis — as Australian photographer Jesse Walker reportedly snapped photos of her.

Why? To make an unclear point about religion.

“For me, the biggest problem is with the institutions built around religion. They are driven by money and are soulless,” she was quoted as saying by The Sun. She went on to describe how she had recently been at St. Peter’s Square listening to a short speech by the Pope when she observed a beggar.

“One of the many beggars on the square caught my eye, a barefoot gypsy lady with badly deformed posture,” Papen said. “Tears were rolling down her cheeks as she was shaking her wet paper cup for some coins. I thought to myself, imagine if the Vatican was a place that actually helped people. Imagine if all these huge churches opened their doors for people in need.”

That’s called socialism, and world history has repeatedly demonstrated that socialism never works.

While at the Vatican on Saturday, the model had shots taken of her walking in the nude while dragging along a large wooden crucifix:

Another image from the photoshoot reportedly shows her having a red cross painted on her head as she lies on the floor, tied to what has been described as a wooden cross.

In her statement, Papen said that she had just completed the shoot when Italian authorities arrived: “I was right in the middle of putting on my underwear when two police cars suddenly arrived and another four cops approached us on foot, brandishing their batons and saying ‘passports please.'”

“They were taken to the police station where they were questioned and detained for 10 hours,” The Sun reported. “Afterwards, they were taken to their Airbnb rental apartment where cops found the large wood crucifix and other props such as rosaries, fake blood, priest outfits and a crown of thorns.”

She doesn’t appear fazed by what happened.

“There we were again, behind bars in a tiny little cell with dirt and ash on the floor. Jesse and I looked at each other and we burst out laughing,” she said of her brief detention.

The only thing that differs her from other demonstrably left-wing activists is her willingness to offend the worshipers of nearly every religion, not just those linked to Western society.

Last year she posed nude at the Karnak Temple Complex, thus offending Egpyt’s predominantly Muslim population. And earlier this year she sparked outrage in Turkey after she flashed her vagina while wearing a burka at the Hagia Sophia mosque.

She pulled a similar stunt again this past June, except this time she chose Jerusalem’s Western Wall.

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“After my escapades in Egypt, I knew that I wanted to push the boundaries of religion and politics even further,” she wrote at the time. “Breaking down the walls that have been build to keep all our wandering souls on this planet somehow under control. With other words, showing my personal religion in a world where freedom is becoming a very luxurious thing.”

She also took a snap of herself hanging from an Israeli flag:

Social media’s reaction to her antics have been mixed. Some have slammed her for her “childish” displays and pushed back against her disrespect.

Look:

Others have, well, savored her antics …

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Vivek Saxena

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