This inclination, which is objectively disordered, constitutes for most of them a trial. Every sign of unjust discrimination in their regard should be avoided.
The Amoris Laetitia, a exhortation by Pope Francis which Irish Archbishops have said will be the guiding document of the World Meeting of the Families, makes several statements in this area too. It is unacceptable that local Churches be subjected to pressure on this issue, the document adds.
More recently a survivor of sexual abuse in Chile who was a guest at the Vatican in "Catholic apologetics homosexuality" said he had discussed his sexuality with Pope Francis. The man, who is gay, said the Pope had told him:.
At the world of the families this is a gathering of people to whom everyone is welcome. I know the families who are going there would be the last to say that they are perfect in any way. As a bishop I struggle in that. Former President Mary McAleese has been among the high-profile Church members to criticise its official stance. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. This scheme in addition to defending the freedom of the press, offers readers a quick, fair and free method of dealing with complaints that they may have in relation to articles that appear on our pages.
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