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Gay panic in the Vatican?

Question for and about the mysterious 'gay lobby'

Pope Francis recently lamented that "gay lobby" is at work in the Vatican, an apparent response to recent allegations in Italian media that high-ranking gay prelates in the church were being blackmailed.

New York Times columnist Frank Bruni writes he has many questions for and about this "gay lobby" but starts with: How can you be so spectacularly ineffective?