01 February 2024, The Tablet

The Pope of Blessing – Fiducia Supplicans

by Jochen Sautermeister

Homosexuality is not a deliberately chosen deviation …but a naturally occurring variant of sexual identity

The Pope of Blessing – Fiducia Supplicans

From the first days of his papacy, Francis has called for a pastoral renewal of the Church.

The declaration that a same-sex couple can receive a blessing does not change church teaching – but it is the latest sign of the fundamental change of tone and perspective that has marked the papacy of Francis.
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