Get 6 Free Issues! Therefore, people-in-the-pew Catholics wonder how to respond to a whole range of questions our parents and grandparents could never have imagined. Those who disagree with Catholics on this issue should recognize and respect our position of tolerant resistance and attempt to understand why we are opposed. Are there some Catholics who are hateful bigots? There are people like that in all segments of society. In other words, what we believe about God and humanity touches everything.
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What Pope Francis really thinks about LGBT+ people
By Lia Eustachewich. October 23, pm Updated October 23, pm. The pontiff, 83, endorsed civil unions for same-sex couples in a interview with Mexican broadcaster Televisa. However, the legalization of their civil unions, which seek to simulate holy matrimony, is not admissible.
Why Joe Biden's faith-based 'equity' agenda is getting pushback from religious conservatives
Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island, was one of the first conservative Catholic leaders to go public with criticism. What we have to have is a civil union law; that way they are legally covered. The comment came in the final lap of a U.
Pope Francis made news recently by voicing his support for same-sex civil unions — legal arrangements that give gay and lesbian couples many of the same rights as married opposite-sex couples. Around the world, Catholics vary in their support for same-sex marriage and their acceptance of homosexuality in general, according to Pew Research Center surveys conducted in recent years. The Center does not have recent survey data on views about civil unions. Same-sex marriage became legal across the U.