Cardinal Raymond Burke has critiqued Pope Francis's stances on LGBTQ+ issues and more.
November 29 2023 4:22 PM
Regarding transgender people, the document says a person who identifies as transgender can be baptized like any other adult, “as long as there is no risk of causing scandal or disorientation” to other Catholics.
He advises "pastoral prudence" in response to requests for blessings but says such unions shouldn't be considered equal to marriage.
The group's five doctrinal questions, or dubia, come ahead of a monthly meeting to chart the church’s future course.
"There are laws that regulate life inside the church," the pope said after giving an inclusive message at the World Youth Day gathering.
A Ugandan bill expands existing criminalization of same-sex conduct to create a legal framework for systematic persecution and social exclusion based on sexual orientation and gender identity. What will the Pope do?
“Criminalizing people with homosexual tendencies is an injustice,” Pope Francis said on the way home from a peacemaking mission in South Sudan.