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Italy: blackmail scheme targets homosexual priests

July 26, 2011

Italian police have arrested two men who allegedly blackmailed Catholic priests by threatening to disclose the priests’ homosexual activities.

Police say that the extortionists threatened at least a dozen priests in different parts of the country. The priests themselves are not facing criminal charges.


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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Jul. 26, 2011 9:15 PM ET USA

    Oh,this is depressing. Italy isn't that big,what about the U.S.? How many acting out homosexual priests do we have?