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Pope Francis

Read the latest news about Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church. Find out updates about Pope Francis, who was named ‘Person of the Year’ by The Advocate for his increadingly tolerant position on gays and lesbians. Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the spiritual leader of over 1 billion people takes his namesake from Saint Francis of Assisi, one of the most celebrated figures in religious history. He is the first non-European pope in over a thousand years. Discover more about the man who said ‘Who am I to judge?’

Bishop Tomé Ferreira da Silva gave Pope Francis his resignation after images circulated online of the bishop seminude during a video call with another man.

August 18 2021 2:21 PM

Numerous churches around the nation will hold blessing services in the next few days.

May 07 2021 3:16 PM

Chilean whistleblower Juan Carlos Cruz had met in 2018 with Pope Francis, who assured him that God loves him as he is.

March 24 2021 5:40 PM

The star of Mean Girls and Looking lost a hosting gig at a Catholic university one day after Pope Francis condemned same-sex unions.

March 19 2021 4:17 PM

The Catholic Church, which "cannot bless sin" of same-sex unions, directed funds from the faithful toward the gay biopic.

March 16 2021 1:59 PM

Two of Hollywood's leading gay actors spoke out against the Catholic Church's stance on same-sex unions Monday.

March 15 2021 5:57 PM

A document issued Monday with Pope Francis's blessing unequivocally reaffirms the church's opposition to such relationships.

March 15 2021 3:46 PM
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