“Let’s think of the nuclear arms, of the possibility to annihilate in a few instants a very high number of human beings,” Francis is quoted as saying in a book first published in Italy in January but that caught the attention of the English-language media over the last week. “Let’s think also of genetic manipulation, of the manipulation of life, or of the gender theory, that does not recognize the order of creation … With this attitude, man commits a new sin, that against God the Creator.”
The Pope is Catholic. Imagine that!
And about this:
New Ways Ministry is a 38-year-old organization that describes itself as “a gay-positive ministry of advocacy and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Catholics.” On Wednesday, they were given VIP tickets to attend Pope Francis’s weekly public audience in the Vatican, in which the pontiff greets tens of thousands who gather in St. Peter’s Square and leads a short service. The premium tickets meant the group sat near the pope on the steps of St. Peter’s Basilica, an honor typically reserved for visiting dignitaries.
EWTN has an article debunking this meme.