Woke Pope? Nope. Francis Made No News With Gay Declaration.

Posted on AllSides January 27th, 2023
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The hard-Left Associated Press blared the “news” from the rooftops: “Pope says homosexuality not a crime,” screamed the headline on Wednesday.

“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,” said the lead.

“‘Being homosexual isn’t a crime,’ Francis said during an exclusive interview Tuesday with The Associated Press.”

The AP went further, saying: “Francis’ comments, which were hailed by gay rights advocates as a milestone,...

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