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What Pope Francis really said about
gays -- and no, it´s not new

Fox News, by Fr. Jonathan Morris

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Posted By:Drive, 7/30/2013 9:55:46 AM

Pope Francis doesn’t do interviews. Or at least that’s what we thought. He said that about himself just one week ago on the way to Rio de Janeiro for World Youth Day. Then World Youth Day happened. And it happened in a big way. According to official reports from City Hall, 3.2 million young people gathered on Copacabana Beach to see him, pray with him, and hear his proposal about the meaning of life. The Bible and the Catholic Church have never taught that it is a “sin” to be homosexual.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: toledo, 7/30/2013 9:57:38 AM     (No. 9449457)

never ever, ever pay attention to what the MSM reports on the Church. It is always a distortion and a lie

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JHSMom02, 7/30/2013 10:08:43 AM     (No. 9449471)

What #1 said.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: jeremiah29_11, 7/30/2013 10:13:08 AM     (No. 9449480)

Dittos #´s 1 and 2.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: miceal, 7/30/2013 10:15:47 AM     (No. 9449485)

I´ll add my ditto´s to all above...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/30/2013 10:19:24 AM     (No. 9449492)

I just read an interesting comment on this issue: the Pope is using the media.

Elizabeth Scalia writes Let that sink in for a moment: A pope is teaching the Christian faith, and the press is accurately quoting him, in blazing headlines that everyone will read.

Think about it ...


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 7/30/2013 10:20:18 AM     (No. 9449496)

Well, the MFM does seem to be auditioning for the part as The Father of Lies these days.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Namma, 7/30/2013 10:23:41 AM     (No. 9449499)

Because the MSM is in line with this administration and want the Catholic Church to fail, along with other Christian religions, I never read what they write. The MSM twists the truth whenever they disagree.
I will wait and read what was really said when a person of faith writes the truth. Fr.Morris tells the truth about what Pope Francis said..but the MSM will not be printing the truth. I will read the real happening in the Wander or any Catholic Newpaper that carries the story.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/30/2013 10:25:25 AM     (No. 9449501)

Hey Pope Francis, How´s that little boy thing working out for the church.

This isn´t about Gay it is about Pedophile Priests. So when are you going to purge them?

(I have a relative who was abused by a priest the Archbiship kept moving around parish to parish...so don´t lecture me about what they ´did´ to fix this.)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Marzipan, 7/30/2013 10:33:33 AM     (No. 9449519)

Had a feeling that he was misquoted. As long as he doesn´t loose the message, hate the sin not the sinner, I´m ok with that. Sin, is sin, is sin, but Jesus never changes. May this man have the strength to continue that message from the church.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 7/30/2013 11:18:39 AM     (No. 9449608)

Ah HA! Just as we all suspected. The MSM lied and distorted AGAIN! Actually, when didn´t they lie and distort?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 7/30/2013 11:29:59 AM     (No. 9449623)

The Bible says the sin is in acting on the feelings. God wiped out entire nations for deviant sexual behavior in the Old Testament.
He was not fond of the Canaanites for this reason.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 7/30/2013 11:32:01 AM     (No. 9449628)

This is exactly what I read that he had said (even though the article I was reading attempted to make it seem like he was saying something else). Christianity has always taught that it is not who you are that is the sin, rather it is what you DO.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: olcap, 7/30/2013 11:55:43 AM     (No. 9449692)

Guy should have been smart enough to know that his words would be twisted to fit the agenda of the left. That he wasn´t speaks volumes.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: msjena, 7/30/2013 12:15:33 PM     (No. 9449727)

#13--if he hadn´t said it, the media would have accused him of "homophobia." It speaks volumes only in that Pope Francis is following Biblical teaching regarding sin.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: right-turn, 7/30/2013 12:24:39 PM     (No. 9449740)

Add my ditto´s. NEVER believe what you read or hear from the MSM. They have an agenda and are more than willing to lie and miss-quote in order to advance that agenda.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: udanja99, 7/30/2013 2:20:00 PM     (No. 9449908)

My best friend had two abortions back when she was in her 20´s, about 30 years ago. I hate that she did that but I love her. Pope Francis is saying the same thing.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Rubinski, 7/30/2013 2:20:05 PM     (No. 9449909)

As I was changing stations on my XM radio yesterday, as I went by MSNBC I heard them say in a teaser: "The pope signals an openness to gay clergy." LOL. I figured it was some distortion of what was really said. Sheesh, no wonder they have about 10 listeners.

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