Eighty per cent of Vatican priests are gay according to explosive new book which claims to uncover double lives of homophobic priests who use male prostitutes

The 570-page expose, titled In the Closet of the Vatican, claims that four in five clerics in the Roman Catholic Church are homosexuals – but aren’t necessarily sexually active.  French sociologist and journalist Frederic Martel, who spent four years conducting 1,500 interviews for the book, found that some priests maintained discreet long-term relationships, while others lived double lives having casual sex with gay partners and using male prostitutes.  The book claims Colombian Cardinal Alfonso Lopez Trujillo was an arch-defender of the church’s teaching on homosexuality while using male prostitutes.  He found that the more homophobic the clerics were, the more likely they were gay.  Read more: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6696977/Eighty-cent-Vatican-priests-gay-according-explosive-new-book.html