Pope saddened by news of lesbian nuns marrying - archbishop
Pope Francis was upset to hear that two former nuns had married in a civil ceremony in Italy, Vatican Deputy Secretary of State Archbishop Angelo Becciu said Friday.
"How much sadness on the pope's face when I read him the news of the two married 'nuns'!" Becciu tweeted.
Federica and Isabel were joined in a civil union in northern Italy last month, taking advantage of a law passed this year that offers homosexual couples legal recognition -- one of the last countries in the West to do so.
The pair, who did not give their surnames, told La Repubblica on Friday that they had fallen... read more
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