Tag Archives: Catholic Church

This Week In Holy Crimes

Over the last seven days… New York: Monsignor Charles Kavanagh has been defrocked after being found guilty of child molestation by a three-priest Catholic tribunal. He is the highest-ranked New York priest so judged and has not faced criminal charges.Oklahoma: Pastor Baron Hopgood arrested for embezzlement.Ireland: Father Oliver O’Grady charged with possessing thousands of child porn images.Ohio: Pastor Mark Griggs …

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Ill Papa Enjoys Stripping Acrobats

Innnnteresting, innit? (Via – Andrew Sullivan)

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Yet Another Group Of Religious Leaders Create Document Slamming Gay Marriage

Ho hum, another coalition of religious leaders have banded together to announce that dirty queers are not about to soil holy matrimony. Leaders of some of the largest religious communities in the United States have come together to express their commitment toward the protection of marriage as the union of one man and one woman. In an open letter released …

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Catholic School Essay Question

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DELAWARE: Jury Awards Record $30M Settlement To Victim Of Priest Molestation

A jury in Delaware has awarded a record $30M settlement to a man who says that he was sexually assaulted by a Catholic priest more than 100 times while he was a boy. That is the highest amount ever awarded to a single plaintiff in any clergy abuse case. In an unusual turn, the judgment rules that the man’s parish …

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Archdiocese Of Baltimore Launches Ad Campaign To “Promote Marriage”

It’s rather a mild message as these things go, but the Archdiocese of Baltimore has launched an ad campaign to “promote marriage.” Maryland is at the top of the list of states where same-sex marriage may next be a reality. (Tipped by JMG reader Dominic)

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Pope Benedict: Even If God Did Make You Gay, You Still Should Not Be Gay

In another excerpt from his coming book/interview, Pope Benedict says that he doesn’t know if people are born gay or not. But even if God did make you this way, you shouldn’t BE this way. Or something. He said it was still an open question whether homosexual inclinations are innate or arise early in life. In any case, he said, …

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PhoboQuotable – Cardinal Francis George

“Everyone has a right to marry, but no one has the right to change the nature of marriage. Marriage is what it is and always has been, no matter what a Legislature decides to do; however, the public understanding of marriage will be negatively affected by passage of a bill that ignores the natural fact that sexual complementarity is at …

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Pope OKs Condom Use For Male Hookers

In a bizarre interview with a German journalist, Emperor Palpatine has decreed for the first time that the usage of condoms is now sanctioned by the Catholic Church in “certain circumstances.” The “for example” he uses? Male hookers! To illustrate his apparent shift in position, Benedict offered the example of a male prostitute using a condom. “There may be justified …

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Bathhouse Art

A new book about Michelangelo speculates that his inspiration for all the nude male figures in the Sistine Chapel’s Last Judgment mural came from his frequent visits to Rome’s gay bathhouses and brothels. Elena Lazzarini, a researcher from Pisa University, believes the enormous fresco is replete with homosexual imagery, including a man being dragged into Damnation by his testicles and …

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Catholic Church: We Need More Exorcists

More than fifty Catholic bishops and priests are in Baltimore this weekend for a training event on how to perform exorcisms. Signs of demonic possession accepted by the church include violent reaction to holy water or anything holy, speaking in a language the possessed person doesn’t know and abnormal displays of strength. The full exorcism is held in private and …

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CNN Covers Minnesota Catholic Bishops’ Anti-Gay Marriage DVD

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ILLINOIS: Lesbian Fired From Catholic University Over Wedding Announcement

Benedictine University in Springfield, Illinois has fired administrator Laine Tadlock (above right) after her Iowa wedding announcement was published in the local newspaper. Tadlock says the university knew she was gay when she was hired and even knew about her impending wedding. The issue appears to be that Tadlock’s employer was named in the announcement. In a Sept. 30 letter …

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BELGIUM: Archbishop Andre Leonard Hit With Pie Following AIDS Remarks

Days after comments in which he declared that AIDS was God’s punishment for being gay, Belgian Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard was struck with a pie as he stood at the altar during a service. Footage of the incident released Saturday showed a young man approaching Archbishop Andre Leonard on Monday and smacking him with a pie. A church official says the …

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Photo Of The Day – Barcelona Pope Kiss-In

Hundreds of homos staged a protest kiss-in as the Pope-Mobile passed in Barcelona today. (Tipped by JMG reader Jimmy)

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PhoboQuotable – Belgium’s Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard

“When you mistreat the environment it ends up mistreating us in turn. And when you mistreat human love, perhaps it winds up taking vengeance. All I’m saying is that sometimes there are consequences linked to our actions. this epidemic is a sort of intrinsic justice.” – Belgian Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard, saying that AIDS is God’s punishment for being gay. Leonard …

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PhoboQuotable – Cardinal Raymond Burke

“As a bishop it’s my obligation in fact, to urge the faithful to carry out their civic duty in accord with their Catholic faith. So, the Catholic Church in teaching that sexual acts between persons of the same sex are intrinsically evil, are against nature itself, is simply announcing the truth, helping people to discriminate right from wrong in terms …

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Condom Users Will NOT Be Raptured!

Don’t be fooled by sexy Satan and his jumbo Magnums!

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Vatican: Homer Simpson Is A Catholic

The official newspaper of the Vatican has decided that Homer Simpson is a secret Catholic. “The Simpsons are among the few TV programmes for children in which Christian faith, religion, and questions about God are recurrent themes.” The family “recites prayers before meals and, in their own peculiar way, believes in the life thereafter”. It quoted an analysis by a …

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MINNESOTA: Catholic Archbishop Denies Communion To Gay Students

About 25 students wearing rainbow buttons in protest of the Catholic Church’s recent anti-gay DVD campaign were denied communion on Sunday by Archbishop John Nienstedt. The St. John’s action was coordinated by students, including members of People Representing the Sexual Minority (PRiSM), which represents gay and lesbian students and their friends and allies. That Sunday, according to those at the …

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