Pope Admits There’s A ‘Gay Lobby’ At The Vatican

Pope Francis in March 2013I’m sure you’re all shocked, shocked.  From BBC News:

Pope Francis is reported to have acknowledged the existence of a “gay lobby” inside the Vatican.

He also said there was a “stream of corruption”, according to reports in Catholic media.

He is said to have made the remarks during a private meeting with a group of Latin American Catholic clerics.

The clerics wrote up a report of the conversation that then appeared on the Chilean website Reflection and Liberation.

Previous rumours

According to the report, the Pope was extremely open as he discussed problems at the Vatican.

He is said to have told the Latin American delegation that there were good, holy men in the administration, but that there was also corruption.

The Vatican would have to “see what we can do” about the “gay lobby” operating in the bureaucracy, he said. “It is true, it is there,” the report quotes him as saying.

In the days leading up to Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation in February, the Italian media carried many un-sourced reports that gay Vatican clergymen had been working together to advance their personal interests, leaving the Holy See vulnerable to blackmail…

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  • DeepCough

    It looks like the gay lobby at the Vatican….
    ( •_•)>⌐■-■
    Is out of Confession.
    (⌐■_■)

    • VaudeVillain

      YYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!

  • Rex Vestri

    …..

  • lifobryan

    I think he’s actually referring to a gaudy vestibule. The question is which one? The vatican is full of them ….

    • DeepCough

      Surely.

  • Juan

    I am shocked, shocked . . .

  • InfvoCuernos

    A gay lobby and corruption in the Vatican? What next, coming clean on how this whole religion thing is fake?!?!

  • The Well Dressed Man

    Nobody noticed how FABULOUS the new drapes are in this lobby?

    • ParanoidCoast

      They meet in the Rectory. Sorry – couldn’t resist.

  • Ted Heistman

    I have a feeling this guy might not live long.

    • Noah_Nine

      I was thinking the same thing……

      • Ted Heistman

        Yeah, I mean pointing out the obvious may seem like nothing to us, but it might dangerous for a Pope…

  • kowalityjesus

    ummm, obligatory comment.

    no but seriously, there are all sorts of groups and lifestyles trying to vie for the title ‘orthodox.’ Its cheaper these days, which is certainly not without its consequences.

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