Vatican Currently Has No Plans to Change Honors System After Ploumen

Vatican Currently Has No Plans to Change Honors System After Ploumen
A source close to the matter says the Dutch government must take responsibility for how Lilianne Ploumen, a militant pro-abortion politician, abused her Order of St. Gregory medal, and that her award was actually meant as a ‘slight.’
[The Vatican is still “passing the buck” on the blame (now the Dutch government) and significance (not an award but a snub to the recipient) of the matter and has a “Let the scandal(s) continue” attitude regarding any change(s) in the system! – AQ moderator Tom]


The Vatican currently has no plans to change the procedure of exchanging honors during historic official visits of heads of state to the Vatican, and believes that the responsibility for any subsequent abuse of such decorations rests with the visiting delegation.

Despite the outcry over giving militant pro-abortion Dutch politician Lilianne Ploumen a medal of Commander in the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Gregory the Great last summer, Vatican officials believe the statement issued about the honor last week by deputy spokeswoman Paloma Garcia-Ovejero was enough, and that Ploumen’s award was actually meant as a snub.

The Vatican and the Dutch government exchanged honors when Holland’s King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima made their first, historic official visit to the Pope and the Vatican last June.

Ploumen, a staunch promoter of abortion who started a fund called She Decides which has raised nearly $400 million for international pro-abortion organizations since July, took part in the delegation as a government minister.

Earlier this month, a video emerged of Ploumen showing off the honor and saying the Pope had awarded it to her in recognition of her work in lobbying for abortion for girls.

In Jan. 15 comments to the Register, Garcia-Ovejero said the awarding of the honor was in line with “diplomatic practice” and that it was “not in the slightest” an endorsement of Ploumen’s position on abortion or birth control.

In answer to a Register enquiry on Monday, an official would not say whether better vetting procedures would be implemented in the future to prevent it happening again, insisting instead this was “a very traditional procedure” for such an “historic occasion” and was really meant as a way of “honoring the king.” It is something that “has been done many times in the past for other visiting heads of state,” he said.

The source added the honor was no different to someone “going to visit someone else’s house as a guest, and who comes with companions: one shows a minimum amount of respect to whom he brings.”

Ploumen will not be installed as a Dame of the Order, and in fact by giving her such a medal, the source said the honor was meant as a “slight” because a government minister normally receives a more distinguished decoration. The king, for instance, received “the Grand Collar,” an ornate chain worn about the neck to symobolize membership of a chivalric order.

Asked whether future delegations will be given better instructions on how to handle the honor once awarded, the source said they already have their “own internal protocol, just as we do,” and that all members of the Dutch delegation were “informed about the context, however they subsequently proceeded to act.” The visiting party has to “take responsibility for what happened afterwards,” he added.

ADDENDUM: [If she got an award as a “Commander in the Pontifical Equestrian Order of St. Gregory the Great,”] did [Canadian] Prime Minister Justin [“Gay Boy”] Trudeau [also] get a Papal Knighthood [during his visit to the Vatican]?

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Did Justin Trudeau receive a Papal Knighthood when he went to the Vatican in 2017? 
According to Vatican deputy Spokeswoman, Paloma Garcia-Ovejero, it “is part of the diplomatic praxis…” to hand out Papal Awards to those visiting the Vatican.  

If true, then last year, Canada’s “Gay Boy” PM, Justin Trudeau received a Papal Knighthood. After all, how could he not, given he is Prime Minister, a “devout” Catholic AND it is “PART OF THE DIPLOMATIC PRAXIS”? 

Justin Trudeau in “prayer” at the Vatican in 2017 
The official Catholic News Agency (CNA) reported that a spokeswoman for the Holy See had this to say regarding the giving of the award to pro-abortion, pro-LGBT propaganda, Dutch politican, Liliane Ploumen.  

From CNA: 
Paloma Garcia-Ovejero, deputy director of the Holy See Press Office, said that “the honorific of the St. Gregory the Great Pontifical Order that Lilliane [sic] Ploumen, then Minister for Development received in June 2017, during the visit of the Dutch Royals to the Holy Father, is part of the diplomatic praxis of the exchange of decorations among delegations during official visits between heads of state and government to the Vatican.”
Therefore, we must presume that the “devout, prayerful”, yet pro-abortion, pro-dissenting,militantly pro-homosexual Prime Minister of Canada,  Justin “Gay Boy” Trudeau, also received a Papal Honour. If “Gay Boy” did not receive an award, then Garcia-Ovejero is LYING. The question then becomes: who is telling her to lie? 

Trudeau with a drag queen at the 
Vancouver “Gay Pride Parade”

Where is the truth? A Vatican spokeswoman caught LYING, or did the  narcissistic, “LGBT” obsessed Trudeau hide from the world his Papal Knighthood??? 

You, dear reader, decide! 
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