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Priest Reacts to Pope Francis' Stance on Same Sex Unions

Clip: 10/21/2020 | 2m 55s | Video has closed captioning.

In an historic first for the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has publicly endorsed same-sex civil unions. The pontiff made the comments in an interview for a new documentary, saying that “homosexual people have the right to be in a family." Christiane speaks with Father James Martin, who met with Pope Francis last year to discuss pastoral care for LGBT Catholics.

Aired: 10/21/20

Rating: NR

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