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Cardinal Parolin Meets with Opponents of Criminalizing Homosexuality

Statement by Director “ad interim” of Holy See Press Office, Alessandro Gisotti

Responding to the questions received from journalists, the Director “ad interim” of the Holy See Press Office, Alessandro Gisotti, has affirmed the following:

“Today in the Vatican, Cardinal Pietro Parolin received a group of approximately 50 persons working in various ways against the criminalization of homosexuality.

“During the meeting research on the criminalization of homosexual relationships in the Caribbean was presented to the Vatican Secretary of State.

“Cardinal Parolin extended a brief greeting to those present, repeating the Catholic Church’s position in defense of the dignity of every human person and against every form of violence.

“After having listened to the presentations of some of the participants at the meeting, Cardinal Parolin then assured that he would inform the Holy Father of the contents of the research”.

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