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VIDEO: The Big Reveal

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White Smoke At The Vatican

Stand by for the name of the Next Top Pedophile Enabler. After party at the Vatican-owned bathhouse! First fifty cardinals get in free! Pick up your altar boy gift bag at the door!

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Sanjaya And Fantasia Both Eliminated In Third Round Of Vatican Idol

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No Winner In Vatican Idol First Round

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Tweet Of The Day – Conclave Chimney

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Papal Conclave Begins

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The Vatican Owns A Bathhouse

Delicious. A day ahead of the papal conclave, faces at the scandal-struck Vatican were even redder than usual after it emerged that the Holy See had purchased a €23 million (£21 million) share of a Rome apartment block that houses Europe’s biggest gay sauna. The senior Vatican figure sweating the most due to the unlikely proximity of the gay Europa ...

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Papal Conclave Begins Tomorrow

Over one hundred men in elaborately embroidered quinceañera gowns will begin voting on their new head cheerleader tomorrow.  Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley is now being named as one of the favorites. O’Malley has emerged as a popular favorite in some circles, even as many still doubt the princes of the Roman Catholic Church are ready to elect an American. O’Malley ...

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Spot The Fake Bishop

That’s him on the left. Ralph Napierski, a self-appointed bishop from an apparently fictional order called Corpus Dei, managed to get through a checkpoint manned by Swiss Guards but was stopped before entering the Paul VI Hall, where the cardinals were gathering. Dressed in fake bishop’s vestments, complete with a purple sash, Mr Napierski smiled to photographers as he mixed ...

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Vatican To Investigate Cardinal O’Brien

O’Brien has already confessed and resigned, so one presumes the investigation will be aimed at rooting out all of his victims. The Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith, the Vatican council charged with confronting major transgressions by clergy, will likely launch an investigation into Cardinal Keith O’Brien once the new Pope is chosen. The Catholic Church in Scotland has been ...

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HomoQuotable – Peter Tatchell

“The Cardinal is a troubled man. I pity him. He needs counselling to help him deal with his decades of deception, and to come to terms with his obvious self-loathing and deeply repressed homosexual desires.  O’Brien’s statement falls well short of what we would expect from a spiritual leader. He has failed to apologize for the hatred and harm he ...

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BBC News On Cardinal Keith O’Brien

The Scottish journalist who broke the story believes there will be more revelations to come.

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Cardinal Keith O’Brien Confesses: Yes, I Was Totally Nailing All Those Priests

“In recent days certain allegations which have been made against me have become public. Initially, their anonymous and non-specific nature led me to contest them. However, I wish to take this opportunity to admit that there have been times that my sexual conduct has fallen below the standards expected of me as a priest, archbishop and cardinal. To those I ...

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CLAIM: Vatican Knew Five Months Ago About Cardinal O’Brien’s Gayness

The Scotsman reports an interesting claim today. The Vatican knew of allegations against Cardinal Keith O’Brien five months ago, it was claimed today. Reports said a priest lodged a complaint in October about “inappropriate behaviour” by the former Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh in 2001. The priest is said to have written directly to Rome because he did not ...

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Let’s Have A Papal Kiki

Read the ballots. (Tipped by JMG reader Bill)

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