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    Pope Francis: Church can't 'interfere' with gays

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    (CNN) - Pope Francis said the church has the right to express its opinions but not to "interfere spiritually" in the lives of gays and lesbians, expanding on explosive comments he made in July about not judging homosexuals.
    Can't wait to hear the fallout from this....

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    Re: Pope Francis: Church can't 'interfere' with gays

    "The church has sometimes locked itself up in small things," the pope said, "in small-minded rules."

    Wow....from the Pope himself.

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    Re: Pope Francis: Church can't 'interfere' with gays

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    Wow....from the Pope himself.
    This pope is definitely not cut from the same cloth as other popes.

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    Re: Pope Francis: Church can't 'interfere' with gays

    He's looking at a bigger picture that doesn't include whiny deviants.

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    Re: Pope Francis: Church can't 'interfere' with gays

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    And this is why I don't give the Pope a lot, if any, merit.
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    Re: Pope Francis: Church can't 'interfere' with gays

    Perhaps this Pope will spur the Church to follow God and not themselves.

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    Re: Pope Francis: Church can't 'interfere' with gays

    I'm liking the direction Pope Francis is taking. Perhaps eventually he'll wrest some of the church's immense wealth away from the greedy hierarchy and return it to the people themselves, especially those living in poverty. Makes me sick to see popes, bishops, etc., draped in silk, velvet, gold and jewels while millions of devout Catholics around the world cannot even feed themselves.

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    Re: Pope Francis: Church can't 'interfere' with gays

    Some days I'm glad I'm not Catholic. It's absolutely important for Christians to be involved and vote on their beliefs. Regardless of what the Pope says, the Bible is God's word and if he begins suggesting that homosexual sex isn't sinful then he is nothing more than a false prophet that the Bible warns us about.
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    Re: Pope Francis: Church can't 'interfere' with gays

    Quote Originally Posted by davidtaylorjr View Post
    And this is why I don't give the Pope a lot, if any, merit.



    I am just going to guess that what you may or may not think is not a big concern of this Pope.

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    Re: Pope Francis: Church can't 'interfere' with gays

    Quote Originally Posted by clownboy View Post
    Perhaps this Pope will spur the Church to follow God and not themselves.



    That would be a new direction for the church.




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