Sometimes profanity is the only possible container for emotion strong enough to express one’s thoughts, Gina Langridge.

And of course the irony you point out in the situation hasn’t escaped me.

Why, only last week Francis refused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s direct, personal request to apologize for the abuse the Church inflicted on Canada’s First Nation people for many decades, said abuse to include the systemic and systematic sexual abuse of children in residential schools by officials of the Church.

That’s just one example. I could fill pages.

The men who run the Catholic Church are not just vile homophobic bigots.

They’re utter hypocrites.

And as Francis demonstrates so well by his refusal to take responsibility and to apologize for their crimes against humanity, they’re also arrogant assholes.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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