You knew it was coming.
April 12, 2010 3:32 PM Subscribe
“Deep down, historically speaking, the Jews are God killers."
posted by LittleMissCranky (264 comments total)
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And also, according to an Italian bishop, the culprits behind the Catholic Church's sex scandals.
Giacomo Babini, retired bishop of Grosetto
, went on to say, "Don’t believe that Hitler was crazy. The truth is that the Nazi’s criminal fury was unleashed by the Jews’ excesses and ebezzlement, which strangled the German economy."
The American Jewish Committee has called upon the Italian Bishops' Conference to condemn
these sentiments. While Babini and the Italian Bishops' Conference now deny that the statements were made, the conservative Pontifex
has stood behind its story and threatened to produce the taped interview. Babini is no stranger to controversy, having previously accused Jews of using the holocaust as a club
This comes on the heels of the Good Friday
incident in which the pope's personal preacher compared increased global scrutiny of the Catholic sex scandals to "the most shameful aspects of anti-Semitism." Of course, tension between the Catholic church and Jews is nothing new
Some might say that the Jews are in rather good company