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Pope Francis endorses same-sex civil unions saying homosexuals ‘are children of God and have right to family’

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MAJOR SHIFT

THE Pope has endorsed same-sex civil unions.

He said homosexual people are "children of God and have a right to be in a family".

Speaking in the film Francesco by Oscar-nominated director Evgeny Afineevsky he said: "What we have to create is a civil union law.

"That way they are legally covered. I stood up for that."

Papal biographer Austen Ivereigh says it's the clearest endorsement of same-sex unions to date.

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