This is the second day in a row that I write about Pope Francis, and in a fairly positive light both times.
Today, it’s just one sentence, spoken yesterday by the pope and reported in the New York Times among many other places:
“If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” – Pope Francis
My mother was a Catholic. If she were still alive, I suspect that she would be feeling especially proud of her faith today.
It took them long enough to come to their sense, but still. It’s a great day for the human rights struggle.
More importantly, when the religious defense for bigotry disappears, the only thing the bigots have left to stand on is their own hatred and stupidity.