"This is one of the fundamental human rights - that we should be respected, our religious beliefs respected, and our founder Jesus Christ respected. Those who blaspheme Christ and get away with it are exploiting the Christian readiness to forgive and to love even those who insult us. "Oy vey.
Is the Cardinal afraid of people leaving the church? If one is a true Catholic and all-believing, then it doesn't matter. Is the Cardinal afraid of the Church getting a bad name? Please! Their coverup of of priests molesting children pretty much took care of that.
You have to ask yourself this:
Is it possible Jesus had a relationship with Mary Magdalene?
Is it possible she had a child?
Yes. I say that not because I'm anti-Christian (which by the way, I'm not). I say that because we have no scientific proof either way and so this makes it possible. Now This is where faith comes into play. Your faith will dictate that you cannot believe that and that's fine. But people have the right to ask these questions and explore these issues. And neither Christians, Catholics or anyone else has the right to stop them.