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Mexican cardinal, citing Pope, backs civil unions

December 11, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Carlos Aguiar of Mexico City has indicated his support for civil unions, as a means of providing legal protection for same-sex couples. Saying that he agrees with recent comments by Pope Francis, the Mexican cardinal said: “If they decide as a matter of free choice to be with another person, to be in a union, that’s freedom.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Dec. 14, 2020 2:28 PM ET USA

    "If they decide as a matter of free choice to be with another person, to be in a union, that’s freedom." No, Cardinal, a civil union is not freedom if it blesses unnatural vice, but license.