The debate on Padre Alberto rages on. So far over 20,000 visitors have come to this blog, and my posts on Padre Alberto have gathered over 70 comments, more than on any other person I’ve ever blogged about.
The press continues the debate, from South Africa, ‘Fallen’ priest’s affair threatens to divide church
to Pittsburgh, Give the poor padre a break, which came up with this line,
Imagine being a healthy, single 39-year-old working in South Beach — and you’re sworn to celibacy? It’s like the Vatican version of waterboarding.
Give the poor padre a break. Jesus himself would get whiplash on Ocean Drive, where impure thoughts come in waves, often on Rollerblades.
The Miami Herald blog says There’s still room at the mike for Father Alberto Cutie; that much is clear. Considering the amount of attention the story is still getting, you can be assured that Alberto’s going to be continuing his very successful broadcast and media career in the future.
And he looks maahveloss.
By the way,
The comments I’ve been getting on Alberto’s sexuality, and the speculation as to whether he’s already fathered children are rumors. The facts are that Alberto:
a. violated his vow of celibacy and
b. was photographed making out with a woman at the beach.
Prior posts on Alberto here.