Pope Francis Is No Friend of LGBT+ People

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The Pope has proven himself to be a master of contradiction and is definitely not a friend of the LGBT+ community, argues Tom Meadows. Credits: Bernard Bujold The Pope has proven himself to be a master of contradiction and is definitely not a friend of the LGBT+ community, argues Tom Meadows. Credits: Bernard Bujold

In an interview given to Brazilian TV in 2013 Pope Francis made this remark regarding gay people and it was met with rapturous adulation from progressives of all stripes around the world, leading the head of the Human Rights Campaign, Chad Griffin, to declare that: “Pope Francis has pressed the reset button on the Roman Catholic Church’s treatment of LGBT people”. Of course the full quote reads: “If a person is gay and seeks God and has good will, who am I to judge?”. Note that one has to be religious, presumably Catholic, in order to qualify for not being judged. Also note that refusing to judge something is not the same as giving endorsement or support – it is, at best, neutral…

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Posted on March 1, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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