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    • Dylan
    • 07.08.13 | 08:20 (IDT)

    "John Paul II and Benedict XVI ... were intransigent about the traditional Catholic teaching that homosexuality is sinful, in and of itself – all the while ignoring the mounting evidence about the scale of homosexual abuse in the Catholic Church." a) The catholic Church has never taught that "homosexuality is sinful, in and of itself" -- being disordered is not the same as being sinful. In fact, quite the opposite. b) "...ignoring the mounting evidence about the scale of homosexual abuse in the Catholic Church." I doubt either man, but esp Benedict XVI, ignored this. He was the first pope to tackle the issue head-on. Maybe this is why he was so insistent that 'gay' priests should not be allowed to enter the ministry of the Catholic Church?

    from the article: Pope Francis for Chief Rabbi
    First published 15:38 06.08.13 | Last updated 15:38 06.08.13
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