No, what Father Ted did was much, much more devastating: it depicted the Church as completely irrelevant to everyday life.
How angry would some on the right be if Jesus—a Middle-Eastern man—was depicted looking like…a Middle Eastern man?!
Instead, Ai is depicted as a complex man leading a complex life, both as an artist and as a dissident.
When they make the news at all, contractors are usually in the middle of scandal, depicted as cowboys, wastrels or worse.
Ethiopian Christians, for instance, depicted Christ—and other biblical figures—as Ethiopians.
His shield rests beside him, and on it are depicted the arms of Way.
In his fight with Cloten he is depicted as a rare swordsman of wonderful magnanimity.
When he is depicted with five heads, he is regarded as the source of the five sacred rivers flowing from the mountains.
But there are other cases such as that depicted by Brieux in "Les Avariés."
The descriptions owe their peculiar excellence to the vigorous realism with which each separate personage is depicted.