WHEN NEIGHBOURS COMPLAINED TO THE SWISS GENDARMERIE OF THE NOISE FROM ADJACENT VATICAN APARTMENTS, THEY ATTENDED AND FOUND A COCAINE FUELLED HOMOSEXUAL ORGY TAKING PLACE HOSTED BY CATHOLIC CLERGY
The apartment in question was once occupied by Cardinal Ratzinger prior to his election as Pope Benedict. The current resident is Monsignor Luigi Capozzi, secretary to Cardinal Coccopalmerio, Italian media has reported that Pope Francis had been made aware of Capozzi’s predilections before allocating the apartment. Three priests and a high ranking cleric within the Curia have individually stated that Cardinal Coccopalmerio 80, was present at the orgy when gendarmes entered but was instructed by the gendarmerie to leave immediately before arrests were made.
The Monsignor was arrested high on cocaine and initially hospitalised for detoxification in the Pius Xl clinic in Rome. He is said to have employed Vatican privilege using a luxury vehicle with license plates of the Holy See, which ensured immunity from stop and search, enabling him to transport cocaine for frequent gay orgies. The apartment building’s main entrance opens directly onto the piazza of The Holy Office which is Italian territory and outside the control of the Vatican Swiss Guard and gendarmerie. This location facilitates entry and exit without inspection from either the Italian State or Vatican authorities.
Following detox Capozzi was sent to Montecassino Abbey for spiritual retreat. Even here the thread of scandal continues. The former Abbot of this world famous Benedictine Abbey, Pietro Vittorelli was also previously involved in homosexual orgies held in his Rome apartment. He is currently being prosecuted for embezzlement and money laundering, stealing half a million euros from the abbey and using the money for numerous immoral activities.
Cardinal Coccopalmerio, a prominent supporter of Pope Francis, in his liberalisation of the Catholic Church, is known in Rome for generally opposing the removal of abusive priests from the priesthood. In 2012 Don Mauro Inzoli a member of the clergy (known as ‘Don Mercedes’ due to his love of luxury cars) was found guilty of sexually abusing children and was suspended from all priestly duties by Pope Benedict. Following the election of Pope Francis, Coccopalmerio approached the new pope to support the partial reinstatement of the priest (German Catholic journal Herder Korrespondenz).
In 2014 Francis overturned Benedict’s decision ordering Inzoli to ‘stay away from children’ and to ‘retire to a life of prayer and discretion’. In 2015, Inzoli participated in a conference on ‘the family’ and the police reopened the case. Inzoli, was subsequently found guilty of more than a hundred episodes of abusing children between the ages of 12 and 16 between 2004 and 2008 and sentenced to 4 years and 9 months in prison. The Court heard how the priest had molested the children during confession, on summer camps and even in hospital. One victim told the court the priest “referred to a sort of ‘baptism of the testicles’ which he said was a Jewish ritual found in the Old Testament as a sign of affection between father and son. The case is cited in the Pennsylvania Report of 2018. Following a second ecclesiastical trial the priest was eventually defrocked by Francis.
On August 18th 2018 the roof of the church ‘St. Joseph the Carpenters’ collapsed, falling masonry and timbers covered the floor and penetrated the crypt below. Ironically ‘St. Joseph the Carpenters’ is the titular church of Archbishop Coccopalmerio. (Titular denoting ‘holding the title, without the duties or responsibilities i.e. in name only’. This church is built over the Mamertine Prison which houses the oldest dungeon in existence.Tradition states that Peter and Paul, the disciples of Jesus were incarcerated here to await their deaths decreed by the Emperor Nero. During that time they converted their Roman wardens who were also put to death for their faith. No one ever survived the Mamertine dungeon which was used to imprison the greatest enemies of Rome 2000 years ago. It was comprised of two cells one above the other, the lower one ran parallel to the sewers of Rome which frequently flooded the dungeon drowning its occupants.
IT IS DIFFICULT NOT TO DRAW COMPARISONS WITH WHAT MANY VIEW AS THE COLLAPSE OF THE CHURCH WITH A DESCENT INTO A SEWER.
The duplicity of the church and the depths of the wounds now being revealed, provide perhaps one last opportunity to cleanse and cauterise. Sadly, this can not be done through ‘mercy’ as Francis appears to suggest, for justice comes before mercy if the scales are to be levelled. Mercy is the ultimate expression of compassion towards an enemy, an offender, or one over whom you have power, it is not a right and must be earned. This is achieved by first acknowledging what has been lost by those treated so mercilessly for so long and then by making reparation through whatever means. It requires more than regret, it requires true remorse and an old fashioned word, repentance, a real change of mental and spiritual attitude sadly lacking in the unfolding drama. Those ensnared in promiscuity, debauchery, greed and self aggrandisement have the demonstration of the real St Francis who squandered his youth but turned from a life of wealth and privilege to serve the poor.
The catholic church repeatedly reminds us that its wheels move slowly with change occurring over centuries; it is about to discover that time waits for no man and the change is occurring with or without its approval. The wind of change, already blowing is about to become a hurricane, it does not require the consent of the hierarchy or its congregation and will sweep away the debris of the past.
THE INSPIRATIONAL COURAGE AND FAITH OF THE FIRST FOLLOWERS OF JESUS AND THE EMBRYONIC CHURCH THEY CREATED SERVES AS THE PATTERN FOR THE FUTURE – A CHURCH FOUNDED IN LOVE RATHER THAN DOGMA AND THE REQUEST HE MADE –
“Love one another as I have loved you”
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