When Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world with the news of his resignation earlier this month, many were speculating the pontiff resigned due to age, health, or personal reasons. With so many questions unanswered, many could only wonder what was going on.
Well some ish has hit the fan. The Italian media has been abuzz in recent days with allegations that gay clergy may have made themselves vulnerable to blackmail by male prostitutes, setting off speculation that a brewing scandal may have triggered Benedict’s resignation.Three cardinals allegedly discovered an underground network of gay priests. Perhaps Pope Benedict didn’t want to be around when the ball dropped on this scandal. Who knows, however the Vatican has dismissed the rumors, calling them deplorable and completely false. Read the story from USA Today below and you can draw your own conclusions.
Wow, this is all just too much. I wouldn’t be surprised if their was some truth to this story.