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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 05:39 PM

Pope Benedict retired after inquiry into 'Vatican gay officials', says paper


None of this surprises me in the least


"A potentially explosive report has linked the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI to the discovery of a network of gay prelates in the Vatican, some of whom the report said were being blackmailed by outsiders.

The pope's spokesman declined to confirm or deny the report, which was carried by the Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica.

The paper said the pope had taken the decision on 17 December that he was going to resign the day he received a dossier compiled by three cardinals delegated to look into the so-called "Vatileaks" affair"

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/21/pope-retired-amid-gay-bishop-blackmail-inquiry

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lunatica Feb 2013 #1

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 06:00 PM

1. It's a sin only when the flock does it.

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