Pope declares 'homosexuality is a sin but not a crime'

Pope declares 'homosexuality is a sin but not a crime'

Pope declares 'homosexuality is a sin but not a crime' - and condemns 'unjust' laws which criminalise gay people - Francis said God loves his children as they are but he considers being gay a sin - Pontiff has fuelled rumours he may step aside as leader of the Church Pope Francis has declared homosexuality a 'sin' but not a 'crime' as he branded laws which criminalise gay people 'unjust'. The pontiff has made some steps to modernise the Catholic …