The AP Interview: Pope Francis: Homosexuality not a crime

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as “unjust,” saying God loves all his children just as they are and called on Catholic bishops who support the laws to welcome LGBTQ people into the church. “Being homosexual isn’t a crime,” Francis said during an interview Tuesday with The Associated Press. Experts say even where the laws are not enforced, they contribute to harassment, stigmatization and violence against LGBTQ people. Declaring such laws “unjust,” Francis said the Catholic Church can and should work to put an end to them. 2, who reaffirmed “the dignity of every human person and against every form of violence.”On Tuesday, Francis said there needed to be a distinction between a crime and a sin with regard to homosexuality.
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