After falling in love with Silvia Caballol, a writer of Satanic erotic novels, a Spanish bishop named Xavier Novell is known for promoting gay conversion therapy and performing exorcisms has left the Roman Catholic Church.
According to a report by the BBC, which picked up the tale from Spanish media sites after the news of Novell’s resignation surfaced last month, the now-ex-bishop, Xavier Novell, said, “I have fallen in love and want to do things properly,”
Xavier Novell is 52 years old and his girlfriend Silvia Caballol is 42 years old.
Why Bishop Xavier Novell Quits Church?
His decision has sparked a lot of internal debate inside the church, in addition to a lot of media attention.
Spain: Spanish Bishop Quit For Love For Erotic Writer.
Some of Novell’s former colleagues told the Spanish press that he was possessed by demons. Novell was considered one of the church’s rising stars before his controversial resignation, having been Spain’s youngest bishop in 2010 at the age of 41.
His August departure was said to have startled the religious community, despite the fact that the BBC reported that he had spoken with Vatican authorities and even the Pope himself several times prior to his retirement.
According to the National Post, the situation is “not a problem of celibacy but rather of infection.”
Novell, who is currently in love but out of work, is looking for work as a crop expert or agronomist in the Barcelona area, according to Religión Digital.
In late August of this year, Xavier resigned as bishop of the town of Solsona.
Everyone was taken aback by the news, as his departure had been attributed solely to personal reasons at the time.
Who is Silvia Caballol?
Xavier and Silvia, according to Religión Digital, are dating. The length of time the couple has been together being unknown. As a result of his new relationship, the bishop was looking for new employment in the Barcelona area, according to the publication, HITC.comreported.
Silvia is a psychotherapist, author, and erotic novelist, according to the BBC. According to the site, she has penned books such as The Hell of Gabriel’s Lust and the Amnesia trilogy.
Xavier and Silvia are said to be living together in Manresa, which is 50 kilometers from Solsona.
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