I was out of town yesterday, so I missed out on most of the hoopla surrounding the Pope’s comments. But having had a chance to see the raw footage and how people are reacting, I wanted to put it in context, if for no other reason than to sort it out myself.
Early in the video, Pope Francis says (in Spanish):
If a gay person is a person of good will who seeks God, who am I to judge?
Those remarks, seemingly friendlier to the gay community than anything a Pope has said in the past, struck a nerve with a lot of people.
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