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Pope Embraces Anti-Gay Holocaust Denier, Launches YouTube Channel

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Pope Benedict has launched his very own Catholic propaganda channel on YouTube.

WilliamsonThe Pope has also pardoned the excommunications of four bishops including British Bishop Richard Williamson, who is a Holocaust denier, a 9/11 truther, thinks women should neither be educated nor wear trousers, and is "violently" anti-gay, writes Andrew Sullivan:

"God did not wait for the founding of the Catholic Church to instill in men the horror of this sin, but he implanted in the human nature of all of us, unless or until we corrupt it, an instinct of violent repugnance for this particular sin, comparable to our instinctive repugnance for other misuses of our human frame, such as coprophagy."

Sullivan notes that in a letter from 1997 to his friends and benefactors, Williamson goes so far as to mock gays in a passage spelled out to mimic lisping:

"Oh, but Our Lord had chawity, (unlike thumwun we know who wath tho nathty to Pwintheth Di!). Our Lord loved thinnerth, and faggotth, and tho thould we!!"

Watch a short clip of Williamson, in which he states that he believes the Nazi gas chambers did not exist, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. No wonder why my niece that attends Catholic school asked her mom if I was going to hell. She was removed from that school the next day.

    Posted by: 2nd Class Citizen | Jan 27, 2009 2:35:28 AM


  2. As I have already said on my own blog, the only good thing about the Vatican being on YouTube is that you can 'Block User'. If only it was that easy to shut him up all the time.

    Posted by: Bodhi | Jan 27, 2009 6:00:07 AM


  3. Colin, Colin, Colin tatala (little potato). I'll bet you think of yourself as being a very rational thinker. I'll bet you don't even think of yourself as an antisemite, just pointing out the "facts."

    Think back to the home you were raised in. When did you first hear that the Jews hated and looked down on other people? That Jews cheated other people? No anti-Jewish talk in your background?

    Of course, I'll bet you don't have the balls to tell the truth here.

    Posted by: Dave | Jan 27, 2009 6:42:24 AM


  4. I'm in a bit of a (theological) quandary here, and I was wondering if Williamson could clear it up for me:

    1) He, along with three others (including Lefebvre) were excommunicated

    2) Lefebvre died will still excommunicated

    3) Unless he recanted before his death (and he certainly didn't do this publicly), then, according to catholic doctrine, Lefebvre went straight to hell.

    4) But Ben the Sixteenth has since reinstated the surviving members, thus accepting that the church's original position was wrong.

    5) Has Lefebvre since been moved out of hell, either into purgatory or hell (not limblo, though, because we know JP II actually got rid of that during his pontificate)?

    6) If 5) is right, does that mean that, in about 1,000 years, when the church decides that homosexuality is no longer a mortal sin, we'll all be moved up to purgatory or heaven?

    Posted by: Sal | Jan 27, 2009 12:32:34 PM


  5. The motivation of the Pope here was to bring back into the fold arch-Catholics who broke with Swiss Bishop Lefebvre a while back. The is alliance building more than anything else, so Williamson's views hardly mattered.

    Posted by: anon | Jan 27, 2009 5:42:30 PM


  6. So its more important to bring four excommunicated bishops back into the fold than to alienate a whole race of people, (not to mention it is the race that Jesus was a part of and the roots of our own faith). I am not condoning excommunication but I am having a very hard time facing my Jewish friends and still say I believe in the Catholic Church.

    Posted by: paklucas | Jan 27, 2009 7:38:42 PM


  7. BRANDON, you ask fair questions and fairly make the issue one of killing *people in general*, rather than one specific people. The answers to your enumerated questions are, of course, No No & No. However, lies result in violence, even in unexpected ways. If wartime civilian casualties were higher among several nations (as a % or in absolute numbers) than those of Jews, some of whom perpetrated wartime atrocities as Soviet, American or British interrogators and policy-makers, then we have a lot of misplaced guilt, do we not? Moreover, the "moral superiority of the victim" can and does result in a lack of self-critique by the self-styled eternal victim and generates a new round of incredible, monstrous aggression. Witness Gaza today.

    Posted by: Colin Gentile | Jan 27, 2009 8:11:57 PM


  8. @Jake - it's not Williamson that gives your religion a bad name, it's your insane POPE.

    Posted by: Romeodawg | Feb 1, 2009 5:30:41 PM


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