This weekend the bequeathed book with texts by the Pope Emeritus was published in Italy Benedict XVIHe died on December 31st at the age of 95. The work, entitled “Che cos’è il cristianesimo” (“What is Christianity”), reveals the gay clubs secretly frequented by Catholic seminarians.
According to a request from Benedict XVI, the book could not be published until after his death. “This volume, which brings together the writings I wrote in the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery, must be published after my death,” wrote Benedict XVI. in a letter to the book’s organizers, the theologian Elio Guerriero and Pope Emeritus Georg Ganswein’s private secretary.
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Even in his letters, the former head of the Catholic Church points out that he is being persecuted by radical groups and therefore all his texts could only be made accessible to the world after his death. “The anger of the antiego groups in Germany is so great that the appearance of every word I say immediately provokes a murderous outcry,” he wrote.
From their conservative point of view Benedict XVI It also revealed the existence of homosexual clubs in priestly schools and that some bishops encourage religious to watch pornographic films with the aim of “teaching resistance to sin”.
“Priest candidates and lay candidates lived together in a seminary in southern Germany. At meals together, seminarians stayed with married pastoral representatives, sometimes accompanied by wives and children, sometimes even by girlfriends. The atmosphere in the seminary did not help the formation of priests,” he quotes in his book.