Did the Pope Resign Because of a Vatican Gay Sex Scandal?

Feb 22, 2013 Full story: Phillymag.com 17

An Italian newspaper report suggests Joseph Ratzinger's resignation as Pope may have something to do with revelations about an apparent network of high-ranking gay clergymen in the Vatican.

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Barry Bali

Denpasar, Indonesia

#1 Feb 22, 2013
The most interesting thing about the Pope's resignation is the question of how long he will be allowed to live after he retires - it's hard to imagine the RC hierarchy being prepared to have two popes living under the one roof, so to speak.
I suspect that someone from Opus Dei will enter the old bloke's quarters under cover of night, and off him, making it look like an accident or natural causes.
pickled peckers 4 jesus

Pittston, PA

#2 Feb 22, 2013
Barry Bali wrote:
The most interesting thing about the Pope's resignation is the question of how long he will be allowed to live after he retires - it's hard to imagine the RC hierarchy being prepared to have two popes living under the one roof, so to speak.
I suspect that someone from Opus Dei will enter the old bloke's quarters under cover of night, and off him, making it look like an accident or natural causes.
or maybe the ex-pope will suffocate with a penis in his mouth, and a smile on his lips.
Barry Bali

Denpasar, Indonesia

#3 Feb 22, 2013
pickled peckers 4 jesus wrote:
<quoted text>or maybe the ex-pope will suffocate with a penis in his mouth, and a smile on his lips.
That is entirely possible. You can just imagine the file of nubile choirboys being escorted to the papal boudoir every day, although the old bloke probably doesn't get many erections, unless by divine inspiration !
achyfi

Arlington, MA

#4 Feb 22, 2013
Your comments reveal more about your own sexual fantasies than they do about the Pope. The Pope retired because his health is failing and he can't travel anymore. He saw what happened with his predecessor and didn't want the same thing to happen with him. Don't know why that's so hard for people to comprehend.

“buona giornata persone. ”

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#5 Feb 22, 2013
Just the same old bs you here from the catholic church. They have too many gay priest and they can not control it anymore. This is not a slam against the pope he probably a great man but he is sick of the lying priest under his watch. Thats why they need to change the rules of priest getting married and having kids you can not subpress sexually feeling for ever. Sooner or later you have to have some sexually release or you go crazy. Just my feeling about all this soap opa going on in the catholic church.
Candle_lights

Oroville, CA

#6 Feb 23, 2013
I doubt he'd resign or get fired for that reason. It seems to be Catholic policy to use church funds to pay off the victims and transfer the child molester to another location.

Since: May 11

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#7 Feb 23, 2013
achyfi wrote:
Your comments reveal more about your own sexual fantasies than they do about the Pope. The Pope retired because his health is failing and he can't travel anymore. He saw what happened with his predecessor and didn't want the same thing to happen with him. Don't know why that's so hard for people to comprehend.
I hate to burst your bubble but the pope resigned because a so far unnamed European country applied for an arrest warrant against Ratzinger and the seizure of Vatican assets for child trafficking. He also reportedly asked the Italian prime minister to guarantee his immunity from arrest.
jesus christ blows me

Hazleton, PA

#8 Feb 23, 2013
achyfi wrote:
Your comments reveal more about your own sexual fantasies than they do about the Pope. The Pope retired because his health is failing and he can't travel anymore. He saw what happened with his predecessor and didn't want the same thing to happen with him. Don't know why that's so hard for people to comprehend.
hard...oh yeah, hard on.

religious fanatics like you have a hard on for all the corrupt scumbags in the vatican.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

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#9 Feb 23, 2013
The New York Post and The New York Daily News are both reporting that he resigned due to the developing scandal where the Vatican report details all sorts of sexual and financial improprieties. My guess is that he is implicated in it all, if not by overt action, then by at least covering it all up.

Thank God I'm not a Catholic.

“buona giornata persone. ”

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#13 Feb 23, 2013
The Pope knew this was going on and it sickness me that he will go unpunished in all of this. And all said in done nothing will happen so the true victims get no justice from all this. It's just so very sad.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

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#14 Feb 23, 2013
Airtime wrote:
The Pope knew this was going on and it sickness me that he will go unpunished in all of this. And all said in done nothing will happen so the true victims get no justice from all this. It's just so very sad.
I believe you are correct. which leads me to wonder why so many people remain, or become, Catholics.

“buona giornata persone. ”

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#15 Feb 23, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
<quoted text>
I believe you are correct. which leads me to wonder why so many people remain, or become, Catholics.
I am Catholic and I was molested by two priest when I was 7 to 9. I need some major work by a couple shrinks. I can't blame my faith but two priest that should never been priest and the catholic church covering it up. But now that I am adult I am not a practicing catholic and don't go to church any more.But I do believe in god and he will in is own time fix this problem.

“ WOOF ! ”

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#16 Feb 23, 2013
Airtime wrote:
<quoted text>
I am Catholic and I was molested by two priest when I was 7 to 9. I need some major work by a couple shrinks. I can't blame my faith but two priest that should never been priest and the catholic church covering it up. But now that I am adult I am not a practicing catholic and don't go to church any more.But I do believe in god and he will in is own time fix this problem.
You could attend a nice Protestant church if you wish to. I've really liked nearly all the Protestant pastors I've known over the years.

The Truth is that the sexual molestation of children seems to be ingrained in the Roman Catholic Church, and obviously has been for decades, if not centuries. There does not ever seem to be many of this type of scandal in Protestant churches. And the resaon for that is because each Protestant church hires the pastor, and they are not thrust upon them by a higher authority, as is the case of the RCC.

“buona giornata persone. ”

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#17 Feb 23, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
<quoted text>
You could attend a nice Protestant church if you wish to. I've really liked nearly all the Protestant pastors I've known over the years.
The Truth is that the sexual molestation of children seems to be ingrained in the Roman Catholic Church, and obviously has been for decades, if not centuries. There does not ever seem to be many of this type of scandal in Protestant churches. And the resaon for that is
because each Protestant church hires the pastor,
and they are not thrust upon them by a higher
authority, as is the case of the RCC.
Yes you are right you have not of Protestant churches about a scandal.Right now I will see if the Roman Catholic Church fixes there problems and helps the authority imprison the persons responsible of these terrible acts on our youth.

Since: Feb 13

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#18 Feb 23, 2013
I heard he got in trouble looking at lollys :O
hal

Sydney, Australia

#20 Feb 23, 2013
Fa-Foxy wrote:
<quoted text>
You could attend a nice Protestant church if you wish to. I've really liked nearly all the Protestant pastors I've known over the years.
The Truth is that the sexual molestation of children seems to be ingrained in the Roman Catholic Church, and obviously has been for decades, if not centuries. There does not ever seem to be many of this type of scandal in Protestant churches. And the resaon for that is because each Protestant church hires the pastor, and they are not thrust upon them by a higher authority, as is the case of the RCC.
Age of Consent in Vatican City is 12.
grandad

Ireland

#21 Feb 24, 2013
I was abused by a so called Roman Catholic Priest when i was only 8 Years of age, It Ruined my life i Attempted Suicide on several Occasions, getting flash backs from the abuse is reliving the abuse all over again,

A lot of people have left the RC Charch since the abuse was made public, and papers from the charch still not handed over , Priest from Ireland are sent to England to Private Clinics to be treated for Alcoholism and Priest from the UK sent to Ireland for the same treatment,

Who are the Kidding Pardon the pun, These Priest cannot be Treated or Cured as i have researched this problem, The only answer i can give you to stop this Abuse is to Surgically remove the PENIS and bob,s you're uncle they will think about it but can do nothing about it,I looked for no Compensation from the RC Church as it's dirty money from scum bag Priests.

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