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Vatican To United Nations: Homophobes Are The Real Victims Of Worldwide Intolerance

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The Obama administration might be arguing that it’s LGBTs around the world that are the victims of institutional homophobia, but the Vatican isn’t going to sit back quietly while earth’s bigots get thrown under the bus. The Holy See’s Archbishop Silvano Tomasi told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday that “people are being attacked for taking positions that do not support sexual behavior between people of the same sex. People are being attacked for taking positions that do not support sexual behavior between people of the same sex. When they express their moral beliefs or beliefs about human nature . . . they are stigmatised, and worse — they are vilified, and prosecuted. These attacks are violations of fundamental human rights and cannot be justified under any circumstances.” Tomasi was the same guy who, in 2009, told the same Human Rights Council it should ease up on the Catholic sexual molestation scandal, because hey, Protestants and Jews were equally at fault of raping kids, and that babysitters and neighbors are more likely to violate children than your neighborhood priest.