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Pope Benedict Blesses Top Lawmaker Pushing Uganda’s Kill The Gays Bill

by David Badash ● 7:56 PM December 13, 2012
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Pope Benedict yesterday blessed Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of the Uganda Parliament who promised to pass the Kill The Gays bill as a “Christmas gift” to Christians.

International

Pope Proclaims Reasons For Pedophile Priests Still A ‘Mystery’

by David Badash ● 10:15 AM June 19, 2012
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Pope Benedict XVI addressed 75,000 Catholics and proclaimed that the reason untold thousands of priests have abused untold thousands of children remains a “mystery.”

Bigotry Watch

On Our Radar – Archbishop J. Peter Sartain And The Growing Catholic Mutiny

by Jean Ann Esselink ● 8:00 AM April 22, 2012
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The Vatican has tapped Archbishop J. Peter Sartain to keep America’s nuns in line and to defeat same-sex marriage, despite the fact that America’s Catholics disagree.

Bigotry Watch

Pope: Gay Marriage Threatens “The Future of Humanity Itself”

by David Badash ● 2:59 PM January 9, 2012
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Pope Benedict XVI today stated that gay marriage was one of a number of practices that “undermine the family, threaten human dignity and the future of humanity itself.”

Bigotry Watch

Pope Censors Benetton Ad Depicting Holy Father Kissing Islamic Leader

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM November 17, 2011
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The Vatican has censored an ad by Italian clothing company Benetton, which depicts the Holy Father, Pope Benedict, kissing an Islamic religious leader.

Discrimination

Pope: “Pornography And Prostitution Are Crimes Against Humanity”

by David Badash ● 9:44 AM November 9, 2011
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Pope Benedict XVI railed against pornography, prostitution, sexual discrimination, materialism, and other social issues this week in a stunning display of hypocrisy.

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Occupy Wall Street: Pope Benedict XVI Voices Support Of Movement?

by David Badash ● 6:19 PM October 18, 2011
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The Pope called for support of the hungry, discussed income disparities and the need for investment in infrastructure, just like Occupy Wall Street.

Bigotry Watch

Pope: Marriage Not A God-Given Right

by David Badash ● 10:28 AM January 24, 2011
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Pope Benedict XVI said “No one can make a claim to the right to a nuptial ceremony,” and went on to complain about the number of annulments granted.

Bigotry Watch

Pope: Gay Marriage “Weakens,” “Confuses.” But Pedophile Priests…

by David Badash ● 2:19 PM September 13, 2010
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Pope Benedict XVI, who has unresponsively overseen the Roman Catholic Church amidst its largest international pedophilia abuse scandal in history, while in Rome this week declared laws which legalize same-sex marriage “contribute to the weakening of the principles of natural law” and to “confusion about society’s values.” On Friday an investigation in Belgium was released [...]

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Will Pope Benedict Condoms Be “More Popular Than Jesus?”

by David Badash ● 8:30 AM April 26, 2010
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What is it with the British and the Roman Catholic Church? First, King Henry VIII had England secede from the Roman Catholic Church in 1534, so he could marry Anne Boleyn. All was quiet for a few centuries, but then John Lennon came along and in August, 1966, he proclaimed the Beatles were, “more popular [...]

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Pope Benedict XVI Knew Of Pedophile Priest Sex Abuse Scandal, Did Not Act

by David Badash ● 1:09 AM March 26, 2010
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Pope Benedict XVI, despite the Vatican’s specific denial of accusations made yesterday by The New York Times, indeed knew that a “pedophile priest” as the Times puts it, “would be returned to pastoral work within days of beginning psychiatric treatment.” In a follow-up report to yesterday’s bombshell that directly linked Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who is now [...]