Investigators are probing claims of a huge child abuse conspiracy involving some politicians and other public figures dating back to the 1960s.
It is alleged a dossier naming some of those involved was destroyed during a cover-up, and O'Connor - a veteran campaigner against child abuse - has now spoken out to insist the paedophile ring was an open secret in Westminster and those involved have been protected by a "hundred-year silence order" which buries the evidence.
She tells Q magazine, "(I've been) educating myself, offstage... (I've known about it) for years. Everyone knows about that... I didn't used to believe in Satan and now I f**king do."
O'Connor has occasionally encountered controversy, (pffft!) partly due to her statements and gestures—such as her ordination as a priest despite being a woman with a Roman Catholic background—and her strongly expressed views on organised religion, women's rights, war, and child abuse.
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Madonna is hardly a role model herself; the self-proclaimed Christian displays morals that might be in the same category as an alleycat. Her song "Like a Prayer" resulted in a music video that featured many Catholic symbols such as stigmata and cross burning, and a dream about making love to a saint, leading the Vatican to condemn the video.
Although her status is not recognised by the mainstream Catholic Church, O'Connor has sought to make amends by apologising for tearing up a portrait of the Pope, and donating IR£150,000 to the bishop who ordained her.
Do you think there is any chance that both of these icons were sexually abused as children? I would put money on it. Their vulgar and erratic behaviour is not at all in conflict with the symptoms of having been abused as a child.
At any rate, it seems very unlikely that this whole VIP gay pedophile scandal has any chance of being swept under the rug. Minister May needs to get her act in gear.