An Italian comedian named Sabina Guzzanti is facing up to five years in jail for making fun of the Pope. Here's the sort of criticizing of religion that can get you in jail in Italy:

"But then, within 20 years the Pope will be where he ought to be — in Hell, tormented by great big poofter devils, and very active ones, not passive ones."

Keelhauling women for insolence appears to be a common theme in these kind of things.