In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy

In the Closet of the Vatican: Power, Homosexuality, Hypocrisy

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In the Closet of the Vatican is a fascinating description and evaluation of financial, sexual and political misconduct throughout the Catholic Church at a time when new revelations are being uncovered each and every week. This audiobook explores the underlying causes and includes interviews with numerous Cardinals and other individuals, some of whom cannot be named. 

Martel reveals financial scandals in the Vatican bank; political collusion with unsavoury regimes, including Castro's Cuba and Pinochet's Chile; sexual abuse and hypocrisy over homosexuality. In this explosive account, Martel goes to the heart of corruption in the Catholic Church and inside the Vatican itself.

Martel is a researcher and writer. He has a PhD in social sciences and four master's degrees in law, political science, philosophy, and social science (University La Sorbonne). He has been visiting scholar at Harvard University and taught at Sciences-Po Paris and at the HEC's Business School MBA in Paris.

He is the author of nine books, including On Culture in America (Gallimard, 2006) and the best seller Mainstream: On the Global War on Culture and Medias (Flammarion, 2010, translated in 20 countries). He has had articles in Newsweek, the New Yorker and the New York Times.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781799736035
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 04/07/2020
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 1.75(d)

About the Author

Frédéric Martel (PhD) is a French writer and researcher. He is also a journalist for French national radio and the author of ten books, which have been translated and published in more than 25 countries. He lives in Paris.

In the Closet of the Vatican is published simultaneously in eight languages.

Table of Contents

Note from the author and the publishers vii

Prologue viii

Part I Francis

1 Domus Sanctae Marthae 3

2 Gender theory 22

3 Who am I to judge? 54

4 Buenos Aires 72

5 The Synod 87

6 Roma Termini 125

Part II Paul

7 The Maritain code 155

8 Loving friendship 170

Part III John Paul

9 The sacred college 193

10 The Legion of Christ 231

11 The ring of lust 251

12 The Swiss Guard 265

13 The crusade against gays 272

14 The pope's diplomacy 303

15 Strange household 335

16 Rouco 349

17 CEI 366

18 Seminarians 398

Part IV Benedict

19 Passivo e bianco 421

20 The vice-pope 453

21 Dissidents 481

22 VatiLeaks 501

23 The abdication 516

Epilogue 533

Acknowledgements 551

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