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posted by David Gibson

Swastika priest.jpgBut Father Angelo Idi of Vigevano, a bastion of neo-fascist sentiment in Northern Italy, is making no apologies, according to Austrian Times:

Fascist Father Angelo Idi, 51 – who once saw off a charity box thief with a truncheon at his church in Vigevano, Italy – confessed: “I am proud of my right wing beliefs. But people shouldn’t care about my politics, they should care about how good a priest I am.”

So why wear the arm-band then, father?

As the story notes, there have been several instances of priests with far right views in this region embarrassing the Church. I hope there will be a follow-up to this, which I saw at Whispers.

 

 



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Just Wondering

posted April 28, 2009 at 1:57 pm


Is this the first wave of “dynamic orthodoxy” in our “JPII” priests?



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Mareczku

posted April 28, 2009 at 3:15 pm


How good a priest he is, huh? I bet there aren’t any gays in this guy’s church. Perhaps he needs to talk to some people who suffered under the Nazis. Millions of Catholics died as a result of Nazi terror including 10-20% of the Catholic priests in Poland.



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MM

posted April 29, 2009 at 2:13 pm


This is not a priest it’s a sacrestano!!!



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Bill

posted April 30, 2009 at 1:45 pm


Now thats the kind of priest we need in Boston!!!



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Bill

posted April 30, 2009 at 1:51 pm


Send him our way, he’d be more than welcome
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