Vatican picture: Shutterstock. HRW claims that military statement about village where mass graves were found is an attempt to divert attention. Scandal, rumor and accusations return to the Vatican Ex-priest charged with slander over pedophile allegations. Tom Kington Vatican City July 1, A tide of lurid speculation, questionable accusations and possible blackmail attempts is buffeting the Vatican following Pope Francis's claim that he is preparing to tackle a gay lobby secretly at work behind the Holy See's walls. The new pope's private comments to a group of visiting South American churchmen, which caused a sensation when they appeared on a religious website last week, prompted blushes in the Vatican and unleashed feverish gossip in Rome regarding the contents of a report on Vatican infighting prepared last year for Francis's predecessor, Joseph Ratzinger.
Letter suggests Vatican knew of sexual misconduct allegations against McCarrick in 2000
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It's the rumor that's been burning up the internet for the last few days: in an upcoming issue of Esquire , actress Anne Hathaway will open up about her love of anal sex. After describing it as one of the most sensual things she's ever done and something that makes her feel "feminine in a very special way," the actress supposedly says, "Every woman should try it, otherwise they miss out on something amazing. Emboldened by our investigation into Megan Fox's own magazine confessions , we knew we had to find out: are these Hathaway quotes for real, and if not, where did they come from? Our first instinct was to disbelieve the story; after all, virtually every profile we've ever read of Hathaway mentions how carefully and professionally she answers questions, concerned that her quotes will be taken out of context. Had Hathaway been emboldened after her split with boyfriend Raffaello Follieri, or was someone putting naughty words in her mouth?
The apostolic nunciature in Ottawa, Ontario, confirmed Feb. Ventura, now 74, is under investigation for similar allegations in France, where he has served as nuncio since The alleged incident took place July 26, , at the shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre. Ventura was there for the feast of Ste. Anne, as the shrine was celebrating its th anniversary.
The Vatican has been the home of the Roman Catholic Church for centuries. Its ancient roots and inherently secretive nature has long inspired the imaginations of passionate conspiracy theorists. The vaults in Vatican City are said to house some of the most dangerous—and potentially scandalous—secrets that the Roman Catholic church possesses. The church stringently restricts access to its vaults, which has only fueled rumors as years have passed.