Asked about the synod assembly’s discussion of homosexuality, Pope Francis said: “When I say ‘everyone, everyone, everyone,’ [I’m speaking about] people.”
The psychologist said that “celibacy is not a direct cause of abuse; what can become a risk factor is a ministry poorly lived and not fully accepted.”
Pope Francis has written a letter to clarify his comments on sin and homosexuality from a recent interview with the Associated Press.
Pope Francis has reiterated that homosexuality is “not a crime” in a new interview published Wednesday.
In open defiance of the Vatican, Catholic bishops in Belgium on Tuesday announced the introduction of blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples in their dioceses.
African Catholic Bishops are among dozens of Church leaders who have signed a "fraternal open letter to our brother bishops in Germany”, making known their “growing concern about” the "Synodal Path" and its “potential for schism”.
The October 8 CNN report quoting Archbishop Philip Naameh as saying that the West African country risks becoming a Muslim-majority nation if homosexual practices are allowed, is false, the Catholic Church leader has said.
Members of the Catholic Laity Council in Ghana have expressed solidarity with Catholic Bishops in the West African nation against homosexuality proponents who are allegedly attempting to institutionalize and legitimize the practice in the country.
Catholic Bishops in Ghana have, in a collective statement, sought to clarify their remarks condemning the push for homosexuality in the West African country after their recent statement stirred controversy among proponents of homosexuality.
Catholic Bishops in Ghana have condemned proponents of homosexuality in the West African nation and urged government authorities "to state unambiguously their position on the matter."
A study commissioned by the Kenya Christian Professionals Forum (KCPF) to assess citizens’ perception of abortion has established that majority of people in the East African nation are opposed to attempts to legalize termination of pregnancy.
Catholic Priests serving in the Central African nation of Gabon have, in a collective statement, reached out to the country’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba asking him to renounce the promulgation of the controversial bill that seeks to decriminalize homosexuality.
Catholic Church leaders in Gabon have reacted to the decision by members of the National Assembly to decriminalize homosexuality saying the vote represents “a danger for our children and for homosexuals themselves.”
The proposed Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) syllabus that seeks to teach sexuality at basic education levels in Ghana is being opposed by the country’s Catholic bishops who are interpreting the move as a subtle way of introducing homosexuality to school-going children.