Capitol riot hearing begins in the Senate. By Lee Brown. October 21, am Updated October 21, am. The documentary also includes a story of the pontiff encouraging two Italian men in a same-sex relationship to raise their children in their parish church, the report said. In the past, even civil unions were frowned upon in many quarters of the church. He is putting his weight behind legal recognition of same-sex civil unions.
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His position stood in contrast to that of his predecessors: Months earlier , Pope Benedict XVI suggested that gay marriage was a threat to global peace. There have been five notable moments in this evolution. A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality.
That way they are legally covered. The apostolic nuncio to Mexico, the Reverend Franco Coppola, published the unsigned note on his Facebook page on Saturday. On Monday, a Vatican official confirmed its authenticity. The director of the film, Evgeny Afineevsky, had told reporters that the pope had made the comments on civil unions directly to him , but it emerged soon after that the comments had apparently been made in a interview with the Mexican broadcaster Televisa.