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In Historic Shift for Catholic Church, Pope Signals Support for LGBTQ Civil Unions

HeadlineOct 22, 2020

In a shift for the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has endorsed civil unions for same-sex couples. In a new documentary, Pope Francis says, “Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family. They are children of God and have a right to a family. What we have to create is a civil union law.” In the film, Pope Francis also criticizes the Trump administration’s family separation policy at the border, saying, “It’s cruelty, and separating kids from parents goes against natural rights.”

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