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Catholic Cardinal Who Said Homosexuality Was 'Moral Degradation' Reportedly Had A Boyfriend

A recently-resigned cardinal with a reputation for being anti-gay may have had a long-running physical relationship with another man, according to new reports.
The scandal began earlier this year when reports that Scottish Cardinal Keith O'Brien had "inappropriate contact" with male priests appeared in the British press. O'Brien, the highest ranking Catholic in the UK, resigned the next week, admitting that his "sexual conduct has fallen below the standards expected of me."
O'Brien's resignation letter, however, remained quite vague as to what he had done wrong.
New reports published in the Scottish Herald, however, suggest that O'Brien had a "long-standing physical relationship" with one of the men whose accusations went public.
"The complainant is known to have been in regular telephone contact with Cardinal O'Brien until recently," the paper writes, "and was a frequent visitor to St Benets, his official residence in Edinburgh's Morningside."
O'Brien is reported to have admitted to the relationship.
According to the Herald, this man and others made the decision to go public with their complaints in reaction comments from O'Brien that they perceived as anti-gay.
O'Brien was called "bigot of the year" by gay advocacy group Stonewall last year after saying gay marriage a "grotesque subversion of a universally accepted human right" and that same-sex partnerships were "harmful to the physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing of those involved."

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I love how thes medieval looking figures

Act so pius and righteous by their own pius and righteous standards and secretly live contrary to those standards yet expect everyone else to obied.

Then wonder why the Catholic Church has lost all credibility. They not only damage the church but they damage the whole story of Jesus.

I'm glad I'm free......as my father once told me, he feels sorry for those people for they are victims.....

For Freedom!
The World is my country, all mankind is my brethren, to do good is my religion.

I am a human and I screw

I am a human and I screw things up. Sometimes big time. but you will never see me telling someone not to do something and then do it myself.

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Same here.

Same here.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

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Hypocrites are often predators. They have many kinds of preys.

Hypocrites are often predators. They have many kinds of preys.

That's what they keep themselves busy with.

Everywhere. Against everything they have contempt for.

Like, life, to begin with. Right Piers ?

Piers Morgan: Hypocrite. Warmonger. Exposed.


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"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

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"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

I hate liars and hypocrites.

I hate liars and hypocrites.

Cyril's picture

Classic.

Classic.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Garan's picture

That's not a scandal.

It's research.

How convenient for the gay

How convenient for the gay movement!