Homoerotic 2015 Orthodox Calendar Pays Tribute To Tolerance, Sexy Priests: WATCH

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No matter your beliefs, the 2015 Orthodox Calendar will have you on your knees giving thanks for these heavenly priests. The calendar, now in its third year, takes a stand against homophobia in the church and this year’s theme pays tribute to social tolerance.

Emphasizing that homosexuality is not one of the seven deadly sins, this edition is named after the Latin mnemonic S.A.L.I.G.I.A. (Superbia, Avaritia, Luxuria, Invidia, Gula, Ira, Acedia — Pride, Avarice, Lust, Envy, Gluttony, Anger, Sloth) and bears the tagline, “Social Tolerance: Support it! Encourage it! Deal with it!”

According to a press release:

The story takes place on the right bank of the Moskva River south of Moscow, where some priests believe that same-sex unions are NOT a sign of the coming apocalypse, contrary to what Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill may claim. These priests set out, in a humorous way, to remind the world that homosexuality is NOT one of the 7 deadly sins and in fact that Jesus Christ never even referred to homosexuality as a sin!

For the first time, the calendar is available in classic and explicit versions — the latter understandably costs a few more Euros — and there’s also a making-of DVD. Maybe someone should grab a copy for the Vatican to help them make up their minds on the gays.

Then again, I don’t know how this unorthodox use of a cross will fly with Francis:

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Check out some photos from the 2015 Orthodox Calendar, S.A.L.I.G.I.A., (and the promo trailer) below:

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Related: 2014 Orthodox Calendar Features “Priests” In Blasphemous Positions

And if you play your holy cards right, you could even meet His Hotness, Father Silas, and be involved in next year’s shoot:

You can pre-order your copy of the 2015 Orthodox Calendar here.

h/t: GayStarNews / HuffPo