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Protests kill Greek 'gay Jesus' play

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ATHENS -- A theatre in Athens on Thursday said it would end performances of an American play portraying Jesus Christ as homosexual that sparked violent protests by neo-Nazi groups. 

"Corpus Christi performances are ending,'' the play's translator and its director said in a joint statement.

"We are sorry that people were beaten up, abused and scorned through no intent of our own... we tried to perform the play for three weeks but it was not possible,'' the statement said.

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