Category Archives: transgender issue

Francis blasts gender theory but urges pastoral care for trans people

[Austen Ivereigh] Jesus would welcome and walk with transgender people even if they undergo sex-change operations, but ‘gender theory’ is a form of indoctrination that should be resisted, Pope Francis said on the papal flight last night from Azerbaijan. He was … Continue reading

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Francis quotes Benedict on gender ideology: ‘This is the era of sin against God the Creator’

The Vatican yesterday released the transcript in Italian and Polish of Pope Francis’s closed-door meeting with the Polish bishops after he arrived in Krakow last week. The four questions and his lengthy answers contain many interesting points, including an insistence on the … Continue reading

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Why Bolivia’s new law fails transgender people

[From Andrés Eichmann Oehrli in La Paz] A recent law allowing people to change their gender and ensuring that transgender people receive the same treatment as everyone else when they present their IDs has been criticized by Bolivia’s bishops, who say it … Continue reading

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