Sex Party leader Fiona Patten, said: “Our policy to tax the church is fair and reasonable especially where it applies to the church’s profit-making businesses.

“If the nuns would like to visit me and confess, that will be an end to it.”

This isn’t the first time Sex Party signs have been wrecked by religious organisations. During the last NSW state election, signs were removed from a church that was being used as a polling booth. Church workers thought they were the work of the devil.