Pope Francis, the head of the catholic church has been very vocal about gay rights in the recent past.
The came out strongly to defend the gay rights, making him a ‘darling’ to the gay again.
In his new campaign, the Pope wants parents to stop condemning their children for being gay.
The pope advised parents not to see sexual orientation in their children but support them in their journey.
“Parents who see different sexual orientations in their children and how to handle this, how to accompany their children and not hide behind an attitude of condemnation. Never condemn your children,” said the Pope.
Pope Francis demands value for money from Vatican media unit
He was speaking at his weekly general audience on Wednesday, January 26.
In 2020, he drummed up support for legalization of civil union law for same-sex couple.
He further termed people from the LGBTQ community as children of God who have the right to be in a family.
“You can’t kick someone out of a family, nor make their life miserable for this. What we have to have is a civil union law; that way they are legally covered,” said Pope Pope Francis.
“Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. They are children of God.”
This comes as Kenya’s Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha directed banning of gay students from boarding schools.
The CS said homosexual students should attend day schools close to their homes.
“Right now, there are contemporary cases of children who are homosexual and lesbians, they must go to day schools close to their homes. Your responsibility should be for the greater majority and not a few individuals. Do not allow yourself to be intimidated by children,” said CS Magoha.
DO YOU HAVE MORE?
Send TIPS/Opinion to firstname.lastname@example.org You can also find us on Facebook
Leave a Reply