Monday, April 19, 2010
Pope Benedict XVI, Bishop of Rome, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Sovereign of the State of the Vatican City, Servant of the Servants of God has earned a new title, less prestigious, but vastly more accurate in terms of character portrayal and actual execution of duties: Protector of Grand-Scale Child Molesters.
We're not going to outline every last detail--you're likely already very familiar with the scandal--but for more on the Pope's vile transgressions, here's a reputable news source: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/25/world/europe/25vatican.html
No, we're here to call you to arms. The church is not above reproach. Vatican City is not immune from international law. And as the Pope has shielded from justice some of the worst and most prolific sex offenders in history, then he too is a criminal.
Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens have enlisted a legal team to hold the Pope accountable for his crimes; Join the movement to bring an evil man to judgment--a man more concerned with the image of his institution than hundreds of tormented children--and tear down the veil of secrecy and the facade of moral superiority that has protected the Catholic Church for centuries. Wear an Arrest the Pope shirt, start an uproar, and support the cause. Get it here: http://www.thearrogantatheist.com/