Pope Francis gives major interview on his critics, sex abuse, decriminalizing homosexuality and more
Pope Francis spoke out against the criminalization of homosexuality, critiqued the use of guns by civilians and admitted to his own mishandling of the sexual abuse crisis in a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press.
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