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Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Time for Regime Change? 

Of course, Messrs. Robertson and Yoo might argue for the simpler, less costly expedient of taking him out:
The United States government has told a Texas court that Pope Benedict XVI should be given immunity from a lawsuit accusing him of conspiring to cover up the sexual molestation of three boys by a seminarian, court documents show.

Assistant attorney general Peter Keisler said in Monday's filing that, as pope, Benedict enjoys immunity as the head of a state - the Vatican.
And by the way, if you hadn't heard, word on the street is that queers are officially out of the priestin' bidness -- "because their orientation is rooted in a personality disorder that may undermine their capacity to minister, according to Catholic World News." The impulse to cover up for child molesters and war criminals, we must assume, can only enhance one's capacity to minister.

(Links courtesy of our revered colleagues Melissa, of Shakespeare's Sister, and Pam Spaulding, of Pam's House Blend.)

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