Vatican against discrimination, but no same-sex marriage

The pope's minister for the family said the Church was against discrimination of gays but could not support same-sex marriage and praised protests in France opposing measures to legalize it.

Pope Benedict XVI

“The Catholic Church is against discrimination,” said Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, “but we are also against same-sex marriage…This is not a religious belief, but the natural order of things. We cannot submit to a sick egalitarianism’.

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He added that that homosexuality is still a crime “in too many countries” and that the Church should play a role in stopping it.

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