Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Gay sauna in Rome shares apartment building with Vatican officials

Catholic World News - March 12, 2013

Media outlets in Rome have aired a report that the Vatican has purchased a block of apartments in a building that also houses Rome’s largest gay sauna.

Vatican has purchased 20 apartments in the same building that is home to Europa Multiclub, a nightspot catering to homosexuals. Although the Vatican’s investment in the building is not recent—it was made in 2008—reporters in Rome chose the eve of the papal conclave to release the story, noting that Cardinal Ivan Dias, the prefect of the Congregation for Evangelization, lives in the building.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our July expenses ($32,725 to go):
$35,000.00 $2,274.95
94% 6%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 2 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: jg23753479 - Mar. 12, 2013 6:24 PM ET USA

    Nothing new here except that it is closer to the Vatican. I remember that leftist activist Paul Shanley and his pal Fr White ran a sodomotel in California when Card.Law was in Boston. Law's agent, John Brendan McCormack, later the bishop of Manchester, NH, visited Shanely at Law's behest and failed to even notice what was going on there. Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose....

  • Posted by: Minnesota Mary - Mar. 12, 2013 6:19 PM ET USA

    How convenient!

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Making Moral Progress? July 3
Vatican statement clarifies duties of Catholic faithful after Obergefell decision July 2
Political battles vs. sacrificial service: The Brooks paradox revisited July 2
A Baptist leader with a message the Synod of Bishops should hear June 30
'Helpful' advice for social conservatives: ignore causes, deal with effects June 30

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope approves process for holding bishops accountable in abuse cases CWN - June 10
Pope Francis’ 2nd encyclical released (includes link to full text) CWN - June 18
US Supreme Court rules all states must recognize same-sex marriage CWN - June 26
Archbishop Nienstedt, auxiliary bishop resign CWN - June 15