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buzzfeedlgbt | A gallery in Rome has removed photographs of same-sex couples kissing in churches after the Vatican threatened legal action.

Catholic Church Insurance Provider Has List of Priests Too Risky To Insure | 
By now, you’re probably aware that the sexual abuse of minors by molester priests is quite possibly the biggest open secret in Catholic history. But just in case you had any doubts, here’s the latest from the Aussie press: Catholic Church Insurance, the insurance provider for the entire Australian arm of the institution and a Church-owned business in its own right, has a list of high-risk priests it refuses to cover because they’re just too likely to trigger abuse-related compensation claims.

Catholic Church Insurance Provider Has List of Priests Too Risky To Insure | 

By now, you’re probably aware that the sexual abuse of minors by molester priests is quite possibly the biggest open secret in Catholic history. But just in case you had any doubts, here’s the latest from the Aussie press: Catholic Church Insurance, the insurance provider for the entire Australian arm of the institution and a Church-owned business in its own right, has a list of high-risk priests it refuses to cover because they’re just too likely to trigger abuse-related compensation claims.

Steve Sack | Star Tribune | Minneapolis | Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Steve Sack | Star Tribune | Minneapolis | Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

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The Last Time a Pope Resigned, Dante Put Him in Hell | 
It’s difficult to overstate the importance of Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to resign the papacy for health reasons. The last time a pope resigned voluntarily was 1294. The great poet Dante Alighieri was so angry about it that he put the abdicating pope, Celestine V, into the antechamber of his Inferno. In the more than seven centuries since, no pope has taken the name Celestine.
Now that Pope Benedict has resigned, the popes who follow him will have to take the precedent he set seriously…
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The Last Time a Pope Resigned, Dante Put Him in Hell | 

It’s difficult to overstate the importance of Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to resign the papacy for health reasons. The last time a pope resigned voluntarily was 1294. The great poet Dante Alighieri was so angry about it that he put the abdicating pope, Celestine V, into the antechamber of his Inferno. In the more than seven centuries since, no pope has taken the name Celestine.

Now that Pope Benedict has resigned, the popes who follow him will have to take the precedent he set seriously…

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God suggests alternate child molestation policy in the next Vatican administration?

God suggests alternate child molestation policy in the next Vatican administration?

Dan SAVAGE | Tim MINCHIN’s ‘Pope Song’

latimes | “Watch out. This new priest was transferred from LA!”

latimes | “Watch out. This new priest was transferred from LA!”

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