ET staff writer
ET staff writer
30 September, 2006 0 min read

A concert by US pop star Madonna, in which she re-enacts the crucifixion, went ahead in Amsterdam despite a bomb threat. Police later arrested a 63-year-old Dutch priest who confessed to making a hoax call in an attempt to disrupt the event.

The mock re-enactment of the crucifixion offended some Christians when the show was staged in Italy and Germany. A city official said the priest was arrested soon after making the call because he used his home phone. Emergency services quickly traced the number.

ET staff writer
Articles View All

Join the discussion

Read community guidelines
New: the ET podcast!