Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions

“Pope Francis has backed same-sex civil unions for the first time, calling for the partnerships to be protected by law,” as Sky News and others are reporting. ‘Homosexual people have the right to be in a family,’ he said in a feature-length documentary. ‘They are children of God.’ However, he hasn’t deviated from the Catholic church’s opposition to gay marriage.”

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

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