Pope Francis I Quotes

If a person is gay and accepts the Lord, who am I to judge them.

Jorge Mario Bergoglio. This statement shocked many of those in and outside the Catholic Church who believe that one of the duties of the clergy is to judge and by their judgments guide the people in the way of God. The Pope did not change any of the Catholic theology that says that homosexual acts are sinful. He was saying that in the model of Christ he accepts and ministers to the sinner.

Francis, Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, Statement, 2013

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Pope Francis I
Pope Francis I
  • Born: December 17, 1936
  • Nationality: Argentinian
  • Profession: Clergyman

Pope Francis is the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State. Francis is the first Jesuit pope, the first from the Americas, the first from the Southern Hemisphere, and the first pope from outside Europe since the Syrian Gregory III, who reigned in the 8th century.