Pope Benedict XVI is a "child rapist"

It's a cliche, but it could well be true, that the only acceptable bigotry  left is hatred of Catholics. Here's a portrait of the pope allegedly made entirely of condoms. Another example is the  accusation that former Pope Benedict XVI is a child rapist, that an unnamed European government was planning on issuing a warrant for his arrest.

Fact-checkers at snoops.com and found the story to be false.

Here is another one, headlined "Pope Benedict's 2000 years of child rape." Here's a (dis)taste:

Early Christian church leaders like Cyril the archbishop of Jerusalem boldly standardized mystery ceremonies involving the molestation and rape of young orphans taken off the busy city streets of the ancient world's largest urban centers. Exorcists performed rituals with naked, blindfolded boys that used the tool of sodomy--known to the priests as "applying the fires of temptation"--to drive out their sexual desire for women. Early Christian church fathers taught that being the victim of anal rape was not a sin if it meant the pain of the process forced the child to rebuke the devil, renounce the pleasures of Eve, and thus flee to Jesus.

Here's an "interesting" comment made on this same post:

People need to understand the role Christianity played in our current sexism, homophobia, and the masses of underclass across the globe. Hand in and with colonialism and capitalism, they oppress the world.

 

 
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