Tag Archives: Catholic

10 secrets of the Vatican exposed – CSglobe

Vatican City may have fewer than 1,000 citizens and spans only 110 acres, but it also has a multimillion-dollar budget and an unbelievably complex history. Understanding how it all works requires parsing through centuries of religious texts. Is the Vatican confusing and mysterious? Is the pope Catholic? A look behind the scenes:

The Vatican is the landlord of the biggest gay bathhouse in Europe!

Oh this is good: As the papal conclave meets to select a new pontiff, it’s being reported by The Independent that the Vatican purchased a €23 million share of a Rome apartment block in 2008 that houses the Europa Multiclub, the continent’s largest gay sauna. Cardinal Ivan Dias, the 76-year-old leader of the Congregation for […]

Stephen Fry dismantles the Roman Catholic Church, from the Intelligence Squared debate

im mirroring it, because i have a feeling that this debate will turn legendary. earlier i already mirrored Christopher Hitchens contribution to this debate, …