Thursday, April 8, 2010

The Vatican's Watergate: Follow The Money – by Andrew Sullivan – The Daily Dish – The Atlantic

One of the critical legacies of Pope John Paul II was his unwavering support for the biggest institutional force in the greater conspiracy to commit and hide sex abuse in the Catholic Church. I'm referring to the Legion of Christ, a creepy, vast, enormously wealthy church within a church, run by pederast, pedophile, bigamist and con artist, Marcial Maciel. Maciel, who was addicted to morphine, abused (at least) twenty seminarians and had (at least) two wives, and several children. The Legion at its peak had resources of $33 billion. His chief enablers and supporters were, of course, the theocons, who got a thrill up the leg observing this strictly orthodox leadership cult, combining the political and social attitudes of the 1950s with the oomph of modern day evangelical growth and money. 
Read more by Andrew Sullivan – The Daily Dish – The Atlantic

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Italian Catholic scandal draws in Pope Benedict - By NICOLE WINFIELD – AP – abc NEWS/International – February 9, 2010 - read more

Pope hits out at 'unjust and offensive' accusations over Boffo resignation – Richard Owen in Rome – Times Online – February 9, 2010 - read more 
Photo - Reuters 
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“Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret.”

Vatican hit by gay sex scandal – by John Hooper  
March 4,2010 – - read more 

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Kids Are Being Hurt!!!

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