“Our Brother Judas”…
Judas Church: Vatican again evokes Sympathy for the Son of Perdition
We gave Giotto di Bondone’s Arrest of Christ painting a little aggiornamento (update)…
Article updated on April 12, 2023
Last week was Holy Week, and for the official newspaper of the Vatican that meant yet another opportunity to drum up emotional support for Judas Iscariot, the Apostle who killed himself in despair after he had betrayed his Lord and Redeemer.
The paper had already done the same thing two years ago, and of course ‘Pope’ Francis does his own cheerleading for Judas now and again:
- Sympathy for the Devil: Vatican Newspaper tries to elicit Compassion for Judas Iscariot on Holy Thursday
- Francis: “Someone might think, ‘This Pope is a Heretic’…” for saying Judas Iscariot might be saved!