During his interview with the American agency Associated Press, Pope Francis clearly opposed laws criminalizing homosexuality, saying that the Church “must” help to abolish them. “Being gay is not a crime. It is a human condition,” he insists. Before stating aloud an answer that we could give him: “Yes, but it is a sin. “Okay, Francis resumes, but first let’s make the difference between sin and crime. But what is also a sin is the lack of charity towards one’s neighbour. A way of saying that the lack of welcome for homosexuals and their criminalization do indeed fall under the category of “sin”, according to the pope.
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