"We don't have any explanation of what 'gay lobby' means"
June 12, 2013 8:04 AM Subscribe
This past Sunday, while privately meeting with a delegation of clerics from Latin American and Caribbean Confederation of Religious, Pope Francis reportedly confirmed the existence
of a "gay lobby
" within the Curia. The delegation's notes of the meeting were published by Reflection and Liberation
, a Chilean website focusing on liberation theology
. While the Pope's statements were not public remarks, the question puzzling most Vatican watchers is not whether he made the remarks, but rather what does gay lobby in the Vatican mean? Rocco Palmo
from the blog Whispers in the Loggia
. Columnist Jimmy Akin
from the conservative National Catholic Register
The mention of a "gay lobby" in the Vatican appeared
earlier in the year when Pope Benedict resigned.