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Pope Francis Responds to Resistance to Fiducia Supplicans: ‘The Lord Blesses Everyone’

National Catholic Register
Pope Francis speaks at a meeting with priests from the Diocese of Rome in the Archbasilica of Saint John Lateran on Jan. 13.

Pope Francis responded publicly to questions about the Vatican’s declaration on blessings for same-sex couples for the first time in a television interview on Sunday night. He also responded to questions about the declaration during a closed-door meeting with 800 priests from the Diocese of Rome on Saturday morning, saying: ‘People are blessed, not sin.’