Monday, June 27, 2016

Pope Francis: Christians Should Apologize to Gays and Lesbians for Ill Treatment

Pope Francis in a press conference on June 26 in his plane while returning from Armenia to Rome
(Photo courtesy: CNA)

Pope Francis, after completing his Apostolic Voyage to Armenia on June 24 to 26, spoke on various topics and issues raised by accompanying journalists in his returning plane, reports

He spoke on the Armenian genocide, Church's relation with the gay men and women (homosexuals), Britain's exit vote for leaving the European Union, some religious and ecumenical issues, women deacons, and more.

Regarding the gay people, the pope remarked that the Church should apologize to them and ask forgiveness for offending them in different ways. Besides, he also said that the Church should ask forgiveness of other groups hurt by Christians, who do not live up to the Gospel.

For more on the Pope and the relationship of the Church with the gay people, please read the following:

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