ProGay welcomes Pope Francis I with renewed hope

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Argentina’s Jorge Bergoglio, elected Pope Francis I (center) appears at the window of St Peter’s Basilica’s balcony after being elected the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church on March 13, 2013 at the Vatican. AFP/VINCENZO PINTO

MANILA, Philippines — Despite his anti-same sex marriage stance and his silence on the persecution of fellow Jesuits during the 70s, members of the Progressive Organization of Gays in the Philippines (ProGay) welcomed the election as pope of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, now Pope Francis I.

“We remain hopeful that Pope Francis continues to become more attuned to a world in conflict. He is known for his outreach to the poor, his simple lifestyle, his demonstrated compassion for persons hospitalized with AIDS complications, and his disdain for hypocrite church officials. He once reminded his fellow priests that Jesus went around with prostitutes and thieves,” Jomar Amores, ProGay spokesman said in a statement.

The group said they were also hopeful that Vatican would open new and frank discussions on the increasing inclusion of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) in the life of the church and proposals to increase their legal protection with less meddling from local church leaders in the Philippines.

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  • w33k3nd3r

    We are all but children of the same planet. You have a tough job ahead of you, Pope Francis. I hope you can unify and clean the name of the Church. May you have peace of mind and heart all through out.

  • kilabot

    learning moment. 
    for starters; 
    try this: 

    corrective biology for deviants 101 
    =================================== 
    human anatomy hides the anus deep between the buttocks; 
    it is hidden because it is one of the dirtiest human part used for bowel movement; 
    not supposed to be used other than its intended purpose, as passageway of human waste; 
    anus is not a reproductive sex organ, either. not designed for that; 
    what one gets when using it for sex is orga$m of germs; 
    foolishly, lgbts defy nature and in their perverted lu$t misuse the hole; 
    treating it like a hidden treasure to be expropriated instead of to keep away from; 
    so they caress it, kiss it, put makeup on it and penetrate it; 
    calling it love; deadly love; not the romeo&juliet deadly type; it’s the hiv/aids deadly type; 
    this love spreads hiv/aids; 25% more and faster; 
    many famous people have become victims of this love. all dead; 
    rockhudson, liberace, fredmercury, to name a few; 
    one thing good about this perversion is it is self-liquidating; no need for rhbill. 

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_L7PILUDK6IPFGJLJNCM2IROCRY Albin

      AIDS is nature’s gift to gay marriage.

    • Guest

      ok. that’s your opinion anyway.

  • Madam_Piggy

    New Pope Same As The Old Pope On Marriage Equality.

    There’s a new Pope in town, and he’s from Argentina, where they recently legalized marriage equality. His views? Queerty

    While he was Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Bergoglio sent a missive to
    monasteries denouncing a bill that ultimately introduced marriage
    equality to Argentina: “Let’s not be naive, we’re not talking about a
    simple political battle; it is a destructive pretension against the plan
    of God. We are not talking about a mere bill, but rather a machination
    of the Father of Lies that seeks to confuse and deceive the children of
    God.

    Get ready for another decade of Catholic bile on gay rights.

    Yun po ay ayun sa bagong pope natin. wew. mahabang  panahon pa to. hahaha

    • Twister12

      The Pope should not change his stance. Ban or kick out all the gay priest’s bishops & everything about the gays. 

      • Crazy_horse101010

        wont be many priests left with 40 percent gay. they allready have hundreds of churches with no priests 3000 alone in america that is why the child rapers are coming from other countries now 3 cases in just the last 3 months. i think the countries that have a excess of priests are sending their child rapers to america canada and europe. cleaning house

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/U5OE6DZB26BPHSDBBQ33QJECGY Marc

    Kayong mga bakla dapat magpakalalaki kyo.possible yon.wag nyong gawing sodoma at gomorrah ang bayan natin at madamay pa ang mga taong matitino dahilsa kalaswaan nyo!!!!!

  • superpilipinas

    “The group said they were also hopeful that Vatican would open new and frank discussions on the increasing inclusion of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) in the life of the church and proposals to increase their legal protection with less meddling from local church leaders in the Philippines. ”

    ……………means they are hoping for nothing new since the Church has always include them in everything except things exclusively for men and women, like marriage.

  • Twister12

    Gays are the scourge of the society. Preying with innocent children, anybody  that they can have sex with. 

  • Jennie09268561243 Tallia

    Sumawsaw pa tong mga kabaklaan na to…ihanda nyo kaya ang mga sarili nyo sa impyerno.

  • Meow Ming

    The Illuminatis will now reign and finally exact their revenge.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

    Be reminded Romans 1:26-27! 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/SPLUBLEOSERDBOIJTDOC6XIWGU mxsclxmxn

    Read Romans 1:26-27! Be afraid of God’s wrath!

    Wrong sense of personality should not be patronized, idolized less be endorsed. It is a source of moral decay in the society.

  • txtman SUPOTiful Bading

    AHAHAY

    BINULUNGAN NG CBCP ANG PROGAY

    PARA PROTEKTADO ANG MGA BAKLANG OBISPO

    AKO PO SI TXTMAN

    CHAIRMAN EMERITUS NG PROGAY

    PITIFUL

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4XVVCOAZXYTPN2X3IPFCFDSKFM Melvin

    Naku po! Umaasa pa itong grupo ng half-half… Walang pagasa ang mga uri nyo upang kilalanin ng Vatican… Karumal-dumal ang kasalanan nyo ayon sa banal na kasulatan…

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