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To get https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Y0GeJqUbRsTgINq_Iap-A/about the Pope to further addresslesbian, gay, bisexual as well as transgender (LGBT) people, maybe the actual simplest way is to hand-deliver stories in order to him concerning queer folks of faith. Well, lucky for us, that's precisely what this priest did.

Father Gil Martinez, pastor in the Church associated with St. Paul the particular Apostle within new York City, explained to hostCaroline Modarressy-Tehranion Thursday that whenever he was celebrating mass at the Pope's home chapel, he handed your pontiff a DVD titled, "Owning Our Faith," which usually tells stories regarding LGBT Catholics as well as their relationship for the church.

"I gave [the DVD] for you to him along with I said, 'This can be in the gays and also lesbians in the United States,'" Father Martinez remembered, as well as recalled in which the two had a brief conversation throughout Spanish http://www.studiopress.com/forums/users/accidentalmerce/ in regards for you to the Pope's upcoming tripto the actual United States.

"I said, 'If you could watch it, it might end up being great," Martinez said, to which the particular Pope (amusingly) inquired concerning regardless involving whether it was the correct "european DVD."

"He thanked me very much and he said, 'I would want to visit along with speak with gay and lesbian individuals and also please tell the particular gays in order to pray for me personally and also I shall pray for them,'" Martinez said. "It would always be a actually great, great https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Y0GeJqUbRsTgINq_Iap-A/about moment."

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Posted Sep 19, 2015 at 7:12pm



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