“A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: ‘Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?'”
Timothy Cardinal Dolan said the pontiff’s tone is very welcoming, but emphasized that church doctrine is not changing.
New Yorkers and people around the world were reacting Monday to what may have been the most memorable and attention-grabbing statement by Pope Francis since he became leader of the Roman Catholic Church in March.
The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed its ban on homosexuals following a two-year confidential review and the decision hit home in New Jersey, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.
President Barack Obama says valor and sacrifice in the armed forces are no longer defined by sexual orientation.