Catholicism



Vatican CityThe priest making the claim and is a very busy exorcist. Reports the Belfast Telegraph:

A Catholic priest has claimed a missing schoolgirl was kidnapped for Vatican sex parties and has implicated diplomatic staff and members of the Holy See.

Italian priest Gabriel Amorth, 85, said girls were recruited for parties at the Vatican and said the death of 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, last seen alive in 1983, “was a crime with a sexual motive”.

The priest spoke out last week as investigators broke into the grave of a known gang boss in Rome following an anonymous tip that the key to Emanuala’s disappearance would be “found there”. But so far bones which do not belong to mobster Enrico De Pedis, have not be positively identified as the girl’s…



Reports Eleanor Beardsley for NPR: In France, an elderly man is fighting to make a formal break with the Catholic Church. He’s taken the church to court over its refusal to let…