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Pope's decision on blessing same-sex couples draws praise and need for 'reflection'

Posted on AllSides December 18th, 2023
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Pope Francis's decision that allows people in same-sex relationships to receive blessings has resulted in differing reactions within the Catholic Church, with some asking for additional time to allow for proper reflection. "Fiducia Supplicans," a document signed by Pope Francis, was released on Monday and indicated that a priest may offer a blessing "outside of a liturgical framework" to couples in "irregular situations," which includes those in same-sex relationships. In the wake of this news, Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi of the archdiocese in Mobile, Alabama, stated that "reflection and consultation"...

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