Minnesota Archbishop Who Denounces Homosexuality Now Being Investigated for Having Sex with Priests

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Twin Cities (Minnesota) Archbishop John Nienstedt (left) has spent years arguing against LGBT rights. In 2007, he wrote that “those who actively encourage or promote homosexual acts… formally cooperate in a grave evil and, if they do so knowingly and willingly, are guilty of mortal sin.” He condemned Brokeback Mountain when it came out. And he spent $650,000 of the Church’s money trying to convince Minnesota voters to pass an amendment banning same-sex marriage — an amendment that ultimately failed.

By Hemant MehtaFriendly Atheist

So guess what an investigation just found? GUESS! (Oh, this is too damn easy…)

[Nienstedt] is being investigated for “multiple allegations” of inappropriate sexual conduct with seminarians, priests, and other men, according to the archbishop’s former top canon lawyer, Jennifer Haselberger. The investigation is being conducted by a law firm hired by the archdiocese. Nienstedt denies the allegations.

“Based on my interview with [Minneapolis law firm] Greene Espel — as well as conversations with other interviewees — I believe that the investigators have received about ten sworn statements alleging sexual impropriety on the part of the archbishop dating from his time as a priest in the Archdiocese of Detroit, as Bishop of New Ulm, and while coadjutor and archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis,” Haselberger told me. What’s more, “he also stands accused of retaliating against those who refused his advances or otherwise questioned his conduct.”

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  1. Das Verhalten bzw. die charkterlichen Qualitäten sind identisch mit folgendem Fall
    Die Texanische Sekte des Priesters Kenneth Copeland predigt vehement gegen Impfen, bis seine ungeimpften Kinder die Masern bekommen. Überraschend ist Impfen jetzt Teil von Gottes Plan.

    So lange es den Religioten nicht schmerzt, ihm nicht persönlich an die Wäsche geht, so lange behauptet er rotzfrech jeden Scheiß zum Wohl des Gelderwerbs. Wenn es ihn persönlich trifft, dann hat das allerliebste Jesulein ausgespielt, Scheiß drauf auf den Gotteshumbug


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