Catholic Church still divided over blessing of gay couples

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    A few weeks ago, at the #Vatican, the powerful Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith published an official document reiterating that #Catholic priests cannot give blessings to same-sex unions. The document was supposed to draw a definitive line under the issue, but instead it sparked controversy and further debate. Indeed, some priests reject the interpretation, judging it “hurtful” to #gay couples and calling for more openness. Our correspondents report from northern Italy.

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