Papist Plots

Conspiracy theories about the Vatican are as old as the Catholic Church itself. Here are some recent ones.

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The Blue Triangle The Sign: A blue triangular spiral on the pope’s vestments The Conspiracy: According to a supposed 2007 FBI memo obtained by WikiLeaks, a blue spiraling triangle is known as “BLogo,” as in “BoyLover,” also found on jewelry and stamped into coins. Notable adherents: QAnon The Truth: Triangles represent the Holy Trinity (the […]

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