Posts Tagged ‘Gay lobby’

Benedict XVI says he broke up Vatican gay lobby

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has alleged that a so-called gay lobby was operating in the Vatican when he was Pope, but he broke it up. Benedict’s comments were reported in the Italian newspaper Corriere della Serra. The comments are in a new book of interviews between the retired Pope and journalist Peter Seewald. Corriere della Read more

Leading Vatican consultant accused of sexual abuse

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

A consultant who once helped the Vatican craft guidelines to keep gay men from being ordained as priests has been accused of sexually abusing young men. European media have relayed accusations from four different men against Msgr Tony Anatrella, the Religion News Service reported. Only one of the men agreed to be identified by his Read more

No gay lobby at Vatican says gay former CDF official

Friday, October 16th, 2015

A former official at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith who publicly came out as gay has insisted there is no gay lobby at the Vatican. Msgr Krzysztof Charamsa told a private Italian television channel that he has never met such a lobby in the Vatican. “I met homosexual priests, often isolated like Read more