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Pope skeptical about Catholic Church blessing same-sex couples

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Pope Francis has suggested he would be open to having the Catholic Church bless same-sex couples. Responding to a group of cardinals who asked him for clarity on the issue, he said any request for a blessing should be treated with “pastoral charity”. “We cannot be judges who only deny, reject and exclude,” he said. […]

Pope Francis in hospital with respiratory infection

Pope Francis in hospital with respiratory infection

Pope Francis has a respiratory infection and will need to spend “a few days” in hospital in Rome, the Vatican has said. The pontiff had breathing difficulties in recent days but does not have Covid, the statement said. He will need “a few days of appropriate hospital medical therapy”. “Pope Francis is touched by the […]