The Pope Says The Church Owes Queers An Apology
Pope Francis might be the cool pope, but his record on queer issues isn’t great. He’s working to change that, though — he recently said that the Catholic Church owes gay people — along with other oppressed classes — an apology. That news and more in our look at the intersection of religion and LGBTQ issues from around the world!
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