Pope Francis Not Cool With ‘Gay Lobby’

popeMurmurings of such a group have tainted the Vatican for years.

In the weeks leading up to Pope Benedict’s resignation, media groups in Italy spoke frequently of a “gay lobby” that was swaying Catholic Church policy and even resorting to blackmail to push its agenda.

The New York Daily News said the Latin American and Caribbean Confederation of Religious confirmed the pope’s statements, which were jotted down in summary form during the pope’s June 6 appearance, but apologized for their public release.

The document quotes the pope as saying that at the same time the Vatican was home to the holy, it also saw its fair share of corruption.

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