Contradictions at the Centre of the Church Establishment

Yet even at the height of the persecution, there was the paradox of a succession of  popes, who either had well-documented relationships with boys or men, or commissioned frankly homoerotic art from renowned Renaissance artists, which continues to decorate Vatican architecture. This period exemplifies the continuing hypocrisy of an outwardly homophobic, internally homoerotic Catholic Church.

Paul II

Julius II

Julius III

Sixtus IV

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