Tom Petty Blasts Catholic Church In Song
Tom Petty

Tom Petty

Tom Petty Blasts Catholic Church In Song

by Music-News.com on July 19, 2014

in New Music,News

Tom Petty has slammed the Catholic Church in a song about child abuse on the new Heartbreakers album ‘Hypnotic Eye’.

This week’s Billboard cover story features Tom Petty, who opens up about his ​new track “Playing Dumb.” The song addresses​ ​the victims of sexual abuse at the hands of the Catholic clergy and criticizes Catholic Church .​

Tom Petty blasts the Catholic Church, saying: “[Religion] can’t tell anybody it’s okay to kill people, and it can’t abuse children systematically for God knows how many years.”

Petty adds, ‘If I was in a club, and I found out that there had been generations of people abusing children, and then that club was covering that up, I would quit the club. And I wouldn’t give them any more money.’

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