It’s Church versus State over in Europe, where the ever-precious Pope Benedict XVI rebuffed French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s gay diplomatic advances. Apparently Sarkozy hoped to appoint Jean Loup Kuhn-Delforge as his nation’s ambassador to the Vatican, but poor Jean’s of the gay persuasion and married to a man – and the Pope does not approve. He wants to be the biggest queen in the Vatican. [Andrew Sullivan and AG, which is in French.]