Pope Falsely Claims Church Accepts LGBTQ Children

Debunking a story reported without critical analysis

James Finn
Sep 21, 2020 · 6 min read
Pope Francis in private audience at the Vatican. Photo by Christoph Wagener. (CC BY-SA 3.0)

A group of pro-LGBTQ parents met with Pope Francis

Jonathan’s Tent YouTube video. English subtitles available.

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Italy is the least LGBTQ-accepting nation in western Europe

Francis’s actions stand in opposition to his words

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Church propaganda hurts LGBTQ kids and their families

America magazine and press everywhere need to do better reporting. Too much is at stake for anything less. Enough propaganda about Francis and the Catholic Church accepting LGBTQ people. They don’t, and reporting to the contrary serves no good purpose.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

James Finn - The Blog

Collected Writings. Stories and ramblings from a long-time LGBTQ thinker and activist.

James Finn

Written by

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

James Finn - The Blog

Collected Writings. Stories and ramblings from a long-time LGBTQ thinker and activist.

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