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Hozier Calls Out Pope Francis On Hypocrisy, Says Church Offers Excuse For Homophobia

2Ze2Vpm6This is one of the paradoxes and weird hypocrisy of that organization. The Pope came out last year and said who am I to judge with regards to somebody’s sexual orientation? But I think it is important to differentiate between lip service towards something and actually making change. I think it is hopeful, but saying this in 2015, ‘Who am I to judge?’ is something that should have been said 100 years ago. I think there’s a difference when actual doctrine changes and policy changes – but it’s still undeniably an organization that has institutionalized an aversion to homosexuality. In my view, that is why I was driven to write ‘Take Me to Church’ — I think the church provides an excuse for homophobia.”


Pop star Hozier, who has a massive hit last year with “Take Me to Church,” told Larry King that Pope Francis is a hypocrite on LGBT issues and utters pro-gay soundbites while changing little


H/t: PinkNews