The Pope made the historic remarks in a brand new documentary movie, “Francesco,” which was launched in Rome on Wednesday.
“Gay individuals have a proper to be in a household. They’re youngsters of God and have a proper to a household. No person needs to be thrown out or be made depressing over it,” the Pope mentioned within the movie, the Catholic Information Company reported.
“What we have now to create is a civil union regulation. That manner they’re legally lined,” the Pope mentioned.
Francis has prompt in previous interviews that he’s not towards civil unions, however that is the primary time as Pope that he has instantly come out in favor of them.
As Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Francis advocated for same-sex civil unions instead when Argentina was discussing whether or not to legalize same-sex marriage.