Tag Archives: Benedict Palpatine

Ex-Pope: I Never Shielded Pervy Priests

In his first public comments since resigning, today former Pope Palpatine denied the long-running accusations that he shielded pedophile priests from exposure and prosecution. The comments – which a victims’ group rejected – were made in an 11-page letter to Italian author and mathematician Piergiorgio Odifreddi, who had written a book about the problems facing the Roman Catholic Church before ...

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Pope & Ex-Pope: Straight Marriages Only

Today the Vatican released an 82-page document co-written by Pope Francis and former Pope Benedict in which the pair says that marriage is only blah blah blah. Francis paid tribute to pope emeritus Benedict XVI in the encyclical, saying that the ex-pontiff had “almost completed” the text before stepping down in a historic resignation this year and that he himself ...

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New Texas Billboard Campaign

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Pope Uses Final Tweet To Express Pity For Anybody Who Isn’t A Christian

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Ill Papa Wants Your Prayers

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Bill Donohue Vs Dan Savage

“Unable to mount a rational critique of Pope Benedict XVI, he [Dan Savage] settled for writing a headline that was almost as long as his ‘story.’ It reads, ‘That Motherf***ing Power-Hungry, Self-Aggrandized Bigot In the Stupid F***ing Hat Announces His Retirement.’ Savage has a long history of trashing Catholicism, and he not only does it with impunity, he is rewarded ...

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Italian Newspaper Claims Pope Resigned Due To Influence By “Gay Lobby”

According to an unsubstantiated claim by an Italian newspaper, the Pope resigned partially due to an internal Vatican report which warned that a “gay lobby” has an “inappropriate influence” on the daily workings of his office. The newspaper suggests that such was Benedict’s dismay when presented with the details of the report on December 17th that it hardened his long-meditated ...

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Quote Of The Day – Bill Maher

“Hey Catholics, newsflash — if the Pope can quit, it’s OK for you to quit, too. As you all know, this week Pope Benedict told Vatican radio — you know Vatican radio, playing the hits from the 8th century, the 9th century and today — Benedict told them he was going to resign because the church needs a fresh young face somewhere ...

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Quote Of The Day – Father Tony Adams

“From the immaculate soles of his Pradas to the jeweled tip of his gold-threaded mitre, Pope Benedict XVI has been a paragon of gilded denial whose brow furrowed briefly when confronted with news of pedophile priests, church cover-ups, condom use in Africa, unruly nuns, plummeting Sunday church attendance and a general lack of new and renewed subscription to a church ...

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LGBT Catholic Groups React

Dignity As members of the Church who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, as well as family members and allies, we call on the Cardinals and the new Pope to enter into a true dialogue with our community. We call for an end to statements that inflict harm on already marginalized people, depict us as less than fully human, and ...

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The Pope’s Resignation Letter

“In today’s world, subject to so many rapid changes and shaken by questions of deep relevance for the life of faith, in order to govern the bark of Saint Peter and proclaim the Gospel, both strength of mind and body are necessary, strength which in the last few months, has deteriorated in me to the extent that I have had ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Emperor Palpatine

This is the most recent tweet from Ratzi. Twitter is wondering if this is a clue.  Best comment on Facebook so far: “I did Nazi that coming!”

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Dan Savage On The Pope

This “shocking attack” clip is currently at the top of NOM’s blog. It’s also pretty fucking hilarious. Naughty language within.

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Ill Papa Visits Mexico

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Pope: Gay Marriage Threatens Humanity

Ill Papa today issued his strongest denouncement of same-sex marriage yet heard. He told diplomats from nearly 180 countries that the education of children needed proper “settings” and that “pride of place goes to the family, based on the marriage of a man and a woman.” “This is not a simple social convention, but rather the fundamental cell of every ...

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NEW YORK: Anti-Gay Archbishop Timothy Dolan To Be Promoted To Cardinal

Apparently satisfied with New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan’s campaign against gay civil rights, the Vatican will be promoting him to cardinal. Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan will be among those elevated to cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church in a Vatican ceremony next month, the Archdiocese of New York announced in a news release on Friday. He was among 22 new ...

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Pope: People With Poor Ethics Get AIDS

“Above all, it is an ethical problem. The change of behavior that it requires – for example, sexual abstinence, rejection of sexual promiscuity, fidelity within marriage – ultimately involves the question of integral development, which demands a global approach and a global response from the Church. For if it is to be effective, the prevention of AIDS must be based ...

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THE HAGUE: Pope Benedict Accused Of Crimes Against Humanity

At the International Criminal Court in The Hague, representatives of victims of child abuse today filed a formal accusation against Pope Benedict and other top Catholic officials, charging them with crimes against humanity for enabling pedophile priests. The submission, lodged at The Hague on Tuesday, accuses the four men not only of failing to prevent or punish perpetrators of rape ...

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