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Vatican breaks with Italian law after refusing to sign UN sexuality declaration

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  1. Gino Meriano 31 Dec 2008, 1:53pm

    remove church from any state, any power within political fields and problem solved

  2. LOOKS LIKE MORE CHERRY-PICKING TO ME!!! We’ll accept the Laws we like, and the ones that actually require us to practise what we preach [i.e. Love they Neighbour] we’ll ignore.
    What a totally shameful state of affairs, but typically Vatican!!!

  3. The Catholic Church is an organisation that is fighting a lost cause the world looks at it with a clear bright mind free of the dogmas from that entirely discredited State within a State. The Pope and his Princes of the Church can rant and fume but they cannot stop the changes happening in the world and they will find us standing solidly against all their hateful and vile pronouncements at every turn of the way.

  4. They can then have the nasty little theocracy they’ve always dreamed of getting back and pushing onto the rest of us! Too bad for those who live within the Vatican city. Shows just how out of touch with the rest of the world they are.

  5. Har Davids 31 Dec 2008, 2:35pm

    Just put a fence around it and make it into a theme-park. Most Italians, though claiming to be RC, don’t give a damn about the Vatican.

  6. It will ensure it’s distance from the rest of the world. What will they acheive? Nothing apart from isolation.

  7. Jen Marcus 31 Dec 2008, 4:46pm

    The Roman Catholic Church will die and fade away because of its inertia, isolation and in the blocking of the Holy Spirit from entering the hearts of its leadership that are filled with blindness, ignorance and hate, because they are intoxicated by their lust for power, possessions and prestige.

  8. Vo Dong Cung 1 Jan 2009, 6:15am

    Finally Vatican go to the point: the more than billion poeple are not their Christian but their citizen

  9. Vo Dong Cung 1 Jan 2009, 6:17am

    Finally Vatican goes to the point: more than billion poeple rae not thier Chritian but their citizen

  10. PCG, Germany 2 Jan 2009, 1:17pm

    The Vatican is as big as a football pitch (0.44 km2 or 0.17 sq mi)and its population is estimated to be 824 people, Vatican nationals are even fewer than this.

    It is good to see the Vatican breaking away from the Italian Law, in such as way that they will have no excuses to interfere in gay related legislation in Italy.

    Besides, I would love to see the Vatican Swiss Guard arresting gay couples (certaintly foreign) kissing on Vatican soil. This would surely cause diplomatic tensions between the the Vatican and the countries where the arrested came from.

    On the other hand, gay arrests on Vatican soil may well be a chance in a life time to get to know the gay underground life of the Vatican, there are plenty of good looking Swiss Guards and I bet most of them are gay.

    Anyway, whoever is planning some action on Vatican soil, make sure the Swiss Guard is good looking.

  11. As the Vatican refuse to sign the document, perhaps they should follow suit and no longer attend the UN council. I am certain that the council can fill the seats with more willing and complimentary participants from the world community.

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