Awake in a high mountain hut as the rosy glow of the morning sun — Alpenglow — lights the Matterhorn. Hike through a mountain meadow sprinkled with wildflowers. Climb to the top of ice-and-snow covered Breithorn, on an optional day excursion. Hike weather and trail conditions permitting to the summit of the Oberrothorn, at meters one of the highest peaks here that does not require special climbing skills.
Vatican prelate in 'gay romance' with Swiss guard
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By Tom Gardner. A former Swiss Guard has claimed he was regularly asked for sex by a 'gay lobby' of high-ranking clergy in the Vatican. Cardinals, bishops, priests and other officials in the Vatican had regularly attempted to engage the unnamed man, who was responsible for the Pope's security, in illicit rendezvous, according to new claims. The former guard said he received up to 20 'unambiguous requests' from members of the clergy and was asked for sex by a dignitary close to Pope John Paul II, a Swiss weekly newspaper Schweiz am Sonntag reported. Scandal: The former member of the Swiss Guard, which is responsible for protecting the Pope, alleged an active 'gay lobby' at the heart of the Vatican.
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Switzerland , a country which has long held a stance of neutrality in its relations with other nations, has not been immune to the movement of equality for lesbian , gay , bisexual and transgender citizens. Prior to the 20th century, sodomy and other types of sexual intercourse between people of the same sex was held in various levels of legal contempt. Today, the modern LGBT rights movement in Switzerland is related to the larger international movement which developed largely after
Naked but for the towel around his waist, a man of a certain age sat by himself, bent slightly forward as if praying, in a corner of the sauna at a gym in central Rome. I had not met this man before, but as I entered the sauna, I thought I recognized him from photographs. My friends told me that this priest was gay, politically savvy, and well connected to the gay Church hierarchy in Rome. Yet as I looked at the man more closely, I saw that it was definitely him. When we were alone, I spoke his name, telling him mine.