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Pope Francis Once Supported Civil Unions | NewsBreaker | OraTV

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March 20, 2013 AT 4:47 PM
When Argentina was on the verge of legalizing gay marriage in 2010, Pope Francis — then Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires — suggested the church support civil unions, according to news reports published at the time. Faced with the likelihood that gay marriage would be legalized, Bergoglio, then head of the Argentina Bishop’s Conference, suggested during a meeting with bishops in 2010 that the church support civil unions in the country. The idea was rebuked by the bishops. Host @DavidBegnaud delivers breaking news and today's trending buzz in 45 seconds.