L'Osservatore Romano, the official Vatican newspaper.
The former Hitler Youth, who covered up hundreds of cases of priestly pedophilia when he was a cardinal, gave extensive interviews for the book to a German journalist in July. The book is intended to address some of the more controversial issues facing the Catholic Church.
Papa Ratshit says that the church hasn't changed its position banning the use of birth control, but says he is addressing concerns of Catholic aide workers in Africa, where HIV has spread like wildfire due to the church's medieval teachings about human sexuality.
He says, “there may be a basis in the case of some individuals, as perhaps when a male prostitute uses a condom, where this can be a first step in the direction of a moralization, a first assumption of responsibility.”
As you may recall, word broke in March of this year of a Vatican sex scandal involving a male prostitution ring. It's different when it hits you at home, isn't it?
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