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LGBTQ+++ Activists Praise Pope Francis’ Announcement of New Cardinal-Elect Matteo Zuppi

On Sunday, September 1, Pope Francis made the surprise announcement that he would promoting 13 clerics to the rank of cardinal.

Among them was Matteo Zuppi, 63, an Italian archbishop who encourages “a new pastoral attitude that we must seek together with our LGBT brothers and sisters“.

In an essay written as a preface for a colleague’s book, Zuppi identifies that there is “a bridge that needs continuous building” between the Church and the LGBT+ community, who he describes as “people of God”.

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