Pope’s Attack on Marriage Equality Will Backfire

by Wayne Besen

Instead of using his annual Christmas address to call for unity and peace on Earth, Pope Benedict XVI squandered his big moment to declare war on the gay community. In a mean-spirited and hyperbolic speech, the pontiff tried to whip up fear about the unfounded threat caused by marriage equality. He demanded that the world’s major religions join forces — like a twisted version of the old Super Friends cartoon — to defeat gay marriage initiatives worldwide.

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One Response to “Pope’s Attack on Marriage Equality Will Backfire”

  1. Thomas Hostomsky Says:

    It saddens me. It gets harder and harder to defend being Catholic. In the course of history, of course, it won’t matter. Another Pope railing against reality. Too bad.

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