VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has been quoted as saying homosexuality inside the clergy “is one factor that worries me.”
In excerpts from an interview to be printed shortly in a e-book, he was moreover quoted as saying “in our societies it even seems homosexuality is stylish.”
Italian day-to-day Corriere della Sera’s website Saturday ran e-book excerpts.
Individually, the Italian info firm ANSA quoted Francis inside the e-book as labeling as an “error” the argument that having gays in convents “shouldn’t be so grave.” Francis says “there is no such thing as a place for that type of affection” amongst clergy.
Throughout the interview, Francis says homosexuals shouldn’t be allowed to vary into clergymen or be part of totally different spiritual orders, even whereas dwelling in service to the church, the Christian neighborhood and the “people of God.”
Catholic educating considers homosexual train sinful.