“It's true! It's been going on for months. She stays in one of the private villas just outside the grounds of the Vatican. It’s connected to his chambers by a tunnel designed by DeVinci. Popes used to have mistresses, even children, but now..." She laughed. “It's outrageous!"
“Men are dogs!” Someone said.
Wicked laughter erupted, filled with every nuance that jokes like this freighted with them."