Posted By: MrFusion [Send E-Mail]
Date: Thursday, 7-Mar-2013 12:44:32
In Response To: Vatican mole warns of more VatiLeaks revelations (MrFusion)
A 300-page secret report on conditions in the Vatican was prepared by three cardinals for Pope Benedict XVI and delivered on Dec. 17. A widely repeated story from the Italian newspaper La Republicca claimed that the report identified a "homosexual network" within the Vatican, and discussed various aspects of corruption in the Vatican, apparently including actual quotes from the report. That article was based in turn on another article in the Italian magazine Panorama, by reporter Ignazio Ingrao. Now, in an interview by Dr. Robert Moynihan, Ingrao has revealed that he never actually saw the report and never spoke to anyone who had. His article was a "careful reconstruction" based on inferences from interviewing clerics who had been interviewed previously by those preparing the report.
In the newsletter following that above, Dr. Moynihan reports that Benedict met with the three cardinals who wrote the secret report shortly before leaving office, and then issued a statement which stating that the report "made it possible to detect...the generosity and dedication of those who work with uprightness and generosity in the Holy See at the service of the mission entrusted by Christ to the Roman Pontiff." In other words, it sounds as though the report identified the good apples rather than the bad. Perhaps that was an easier task...: