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High-ranking priest caught in cocaine-fueled gay orgy in Vatican apartment

[…] of the arrest, Capozzi was allegedly so high on cocaine that he was hospitalized for detoxification for a short period in the Pius XI clinic in Rome. He is currently in an undisclosed convent in Italy undergoing a spiritual retreat, Italian media reported.  Msgr. Luigi Capozzi (far left) with Card. Coccopalmerio (far right) in an October, 2011 photo. “One thinks one is dreaming: in the most deplorable of ways, the Rome of today seems to have fallen lower than the Rome of the Borgias,” reported Riposte Catholique.  Capozzi’s arrest comes on the verge of him being appointed a bishop on […]
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Source: Vatican cardinal was at drug-fueled homosexual party, and Pope knows it

ROME, October 10, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, a close collaborator of Pope Francis, was present at the homosexual drug-fuelled party raided by the Vatican police in the summer of 2017 at which his secretary, Monsignor Luigi Capozzi, was arrested. A highly-placed Vatican source with direct knowledge, who must remain anonymous for fear of reprisal, tells LifeSite that the Pope himself knows of Coccopalmerio’s presence at the party. The party took place in an apartment in the building of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF). Coccopalmerio was head of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts until […]
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Cardinal linked to Vatican gay orgy emphasized ‘positive elements’ in gay lifestyle

ROME, July 6, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — A high-ranking Vatican Cardinal who is one of Pope Francis’ key advisers spoke positively about homosexual relationships prior to his secretary being arrested by Vatican police for hosting a cocaine-fueled homosexual orgy in a building right next to St. Peter’s Basilica. Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, the Vatican’s top canonical official as head of the Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legal Texts, said in a 2014 interview that Catholic leaders, such as himself, must “emphasize” the “positive realities” that he said are present in homosexual relationships.  “If I meet a homosexual couple, I notice immediately […]
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Pope knowingly gave Vatican apartment to gay priest later caught in cocaine-fuelled orgy

[…] was later caught hosting a drug-fueled homosexual orgy in that same apartment despite being warned about the priest’s grave problems, a highly placed Vatican source told LifeSiteNews in an exclusive interview.  It was Francis himself, the source said, who made sure that a homosexual secretary of his friend Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio would obtain a privileged apartment in the Vatican.  Cardinal Coccopalmerio, then president of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, and one of Pope Francis’ closest collaborators and ardent supporters, had spoken in 2014 about the “positive elements” in homosexual relationships. Vatican police arrested Coccopalmerio’s secretary Monsignor Luigi Capozzi, in […]
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Vatican gay orgy: 12 facts you need to know

[…] an active staff member on the website of the Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legal Texts.  8. Capozzi is currently in an undisclosed convent in Italy undergoing a spiritual retreat. There has been no mention of a process of laicization for his transgressions.  9. Capozzi’s boss is Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, the Vatican’s top canonical official. He is one of Pope Francis’ closest collaborators and ardent supporters.  MUST READ: Cardinal linked to Vatican gay orgy emphasized ‘positive elements’ in gay lifestyle 10. Coccopalmerio has spoken publicly about what he has called “positive elements” in homosexual relationships. He said that while homosexual […]
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Cardinal urges Pope to impose canonical obligation to protect environment

ROME, July 18, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — The Vatican’s former top legal advisor is calling on Pope Francis to require Catholics under canon law to care for the environment, calling it “one of the most serious duties” for the faithful today. According to Italian journalist Andrea Tornielli, Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, is proposing that a new canon be inserted into the Code of Canon Law. The new canon would be dedicated to the “grave duty” of all the Christian faithful to not only “not harm” but even “improve” the environment. Coccopalmerio told Vatican Insider: “The […]
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A who’s who of the Viganò testimony

[…] Secretariat of State, Viganò says he was aware of sanctions on McCarrick. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone – b. 1934, created Cardinal by St. John Paul II (2003), Cardinal Secretary of State Emeritus; Viganò wrote to him of complaints against McCarrick; Benedict XVI instructed him to impose “measures” on McCarrick. Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio – b. 1938, created Cardinal by Benedict XVI; linked to Vatican gay orgy scandal; Viganò says he belongs to a homosexualist party in the Vatican. Cardinal Blase Cupich – b. 1949, created Cardinal by Francis, Archbishop of Chicago; Viganò says his candidacy was forwarded by Cardinals McCarrick, Maradiaga and […]
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Pope ignored warning from top Vatican cardinal not to reinstate defrocked serial abuser

[…] Francis returned Inzoli to the priesthood, although according to the source, Cardinal Müller “resisted” the pontiff’s wish but Francis “decided differently,” i.e. he rejected Müller’s advice.  According to historian Henry Sire, author of The Dictator Pope, Francis had rehabilitated the pederast at the behest of Inzoli’s “friends in the Curia, Cardinal Coccopalmerio and Monsignor Vito Pinto” and reduced his punishment to a “lifetime of prayer” and a course of psychiatric treatment.  Inzoli was also allowed to say Mass privately, but he was supposed to stay away from children. However, by 2015, Inzoli was participating in a conference on the family in […]
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