By Lonnie Wilkey
Pope Francis’ endorsement of same-sex marriages is a blow not only for many Catholics but also for other religions and denominations that continue to fight for the biblical view of marriage.
Though Pope Francis had expressed support for civil unions for gay couples in the past, his endorsement — which was shown during the premier of the documentary “Francesco” on Oct. 21, at the Rome Film Festival — has created a stir.
Because he is the first pope to publicly declare his support, his remarks were labeled “historic” by gay Catholics and supporters of same-sex marriage.
I personally would use the term “appalling.” [Read more…]