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The Pope uses an insult to talk about homosexuals

The Pope uses an insult to talk about homosexuals

Several Italian media outlets reported that Pope Francis recently used a derogatory and vulgar term when speaking about homosexuals in the Catholic Church.

Speaking during a meeting of the Italian Bishops' Conference (CEI) a week ago, the pope reportedly urged bishops not to openly welcome homosexuals into religious institutes, saying there were already too many “homosexuals,” according to a translation closer to his. .

He used a word from the Roman dialect, “frociaggine,” which in Italian is considered vulgar and derogatory toward homosexuals.

“According to the bishops who contacted” before Corriere della SeraThe main Italian daily newspaper wrote on its website: “It is clear that the sovereign Pope was not aware of how offensive his statements were in Italian.”

The newspaper continued: “More than embarrassment, his statements were met with some astonishing laughter because the error” of the Pope, whose mother tongue is not Italian, “was clear.”

Daily La Repubblica He gives the same information, citing several corroborating sources.

The newspaper states that Pope Francis has always fought for a church that welcomes everyone, regardless of sexual orientation, but during this meeting he insisted on banning seminars for openly homosexual people.

When asked, the Vatican did not immediately respond.

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