Tag Archives: Vatican

“Pope was misquoted” — yeah, and I’m sure Jesus was, too

Well, if there was a Jesus. There really is a Pope, though, and Francis made some comments about pedophilia on the weekend to a journalist but the Vatican PR department has since done a bit of quick foot backpeddling to … Continue reading

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Quoteable Dispatch

From Religion Dispatches: The institutionalization of sexual abuse as a matter of course permeates the organization of the church. After all, the Vatican is the biggest don’t-ask-don’t-tell outfit in the world. Even more sinister, the Vatican could very well be … Continue reading

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What is it like to see demons everywhere?

A book was recently published about a professional exorcist. Fr. Gabriele Amorth works in Rome and claims awareness of satanic sects working in the Vatican. The book, “Father Amorth. Memoirs of an Exorcist. My life fighting against Satan.” was written … Continue reading

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See the Holy See love some astronomy

A while back I mentioned that the Vatican considered readdressing the issues brought forth by the whole Galileo incident. Dorian has brought an update to my attention, so kudos and applause and all that. I never would have thought to … Continue reading

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Vatican forgives John Lennon

Didn’t realize it was necessary, but sure enough: The comment by Lennon to a London newspaper in 1966 infuriated Christians, particularly in the United States, some of whom burned Beatles’ albums in huge pyres. But time apparently heals all wounds. … Continue reading

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