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One of the most embattled members of the College of Cardinals, retired Los Angeles archbishop Roger Mahony, says that the Vatican told him he had to come to the conclave to help elect a successor to Pope Benedict XVI.


  1. People frustrated with Mahony’s behavior will enjoy watching this animated “interview” of him:

    It’s hilarious! And also quite factual.

  2. Extensive experience of covering up pedophilia within church ranks is probably exactly what they’re after.

  3. Why sure! Just like it was the Vatican that gave Mahony all his instructions to hide and promote the sexual abuse of kids and young people. These guys may be “religious,” but that has absolutely nothing to do with being good! And it has nothing to do with Jesus!

  4. So the Vatican nuncio the the U.S. takes part in the same kind of sleazy business that he complained about in the Vatican Bank when he was yanked from managing that corrupt operation and sent to Washington against his strongest wishes. Isn’t it interesting that he names no names about who directed him to tell Mahony to go to conclave. That’s more of the rotten secrecy that is cover-up to all the corruption practiced by the royal hierarchy of this “People of God.” Wonder what God thinks about it. And these cardinals can dare to claim that the Holy Spirit is directing what is happening in this election? We’ll soon be hearing them blame the Holy Spirit for all the sex abuse and its cover-up. The opposite of “The Devil made me do it!”

  5. The last pope covered up pedophilia.
    The next pope will have to do the same.
    Therefore Mahony and his ilk are perfectly appropriate.

  6. The perverts who protected pedophile priests are electing the new pervert in chief. How wonderful. Is anyone surprised? If you think things have changed at all, go ask Bishop Finn how he’s getting along.

  7. Mary Jean Dixon

    Ever hear of I’ve started the petition “The Roman Catholic Church: exclude Cardinal Roger Mahoney from participating in selection of new pope.” and need your help to get it off the ground.

    Will you take 30 seconds to sign it right now? Here’s the link:

    Here’s why it’s important:

    Church records show that Cardinal Mahoney covered up for and protected pedophile priests. Sadly, he refuses to resign, and has defiantly traveled to Rome for the election By allowing his participation, the Church is condoning and rewarding his behavior.

    You can sign my petition by clicking here

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