Madonna has once again became one of the most talked about artists in the media. The pop icon has been making headlines either because of her recent breakup with her 35 years younger ex-boyfriend or because in a few months she will release her new album. However, this time she’s surprised everyone by her curious request to Pope Francis.
The singer reached out to Pope Francis nearly two decades after the Vatican condemned her “blasphemous” behavior. Madonna, born Madonna Louise Ciccone, said she’d like a second chance to make things right, vowing she’s none other than “a good Catholic.” As of now, it unclear what prompted this sudden realization from Madonna.
Madonna tweeted at the Pope, “Hello @Pontifex Francis —I’m a good Catholic. I Swear! I mean I don’t Swear,” She added in her tweet, “It’s been a few decades since my last confession. Would it be possible to meet up one day to discuss some important matters?” She also said, “I’ve been ex communicated 3 times. It doesn’t seem fair.”
The Pope has yet to respond to Madonna. The Material Girl was infamously slammed by the Catholic Church following her controversial 2006 performance in Rome in which she was “crucified” on stage as part of the act. At the time, the late Cardinal Ersilio Tonini spoke with the approval of Pope Benedict XVI, that the “Queen of Pop” took it “too far,” slamming it as “blasphemous.”
According to Standard, the cardinal said at the time, “To crucify herself during the concert in the city of Popes and martyrs is an act of open hostility. It is nothing short of a scandal and an attempt to generate publicity,” Madonna previously mentioned she was brought up as a Catholic and has been vocal about he relationship with religion, calling it “funny” in an interview with Harper’s Bazaar. Stay tuned to Thirsty for future updates.
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