15 March.Vatican City
According to AFP, the pope continues to oppose gay marriage. (Picture Credits: Unsplash)

  • The statement was issued in response to "Does the Church have the power to give the blessing to unions of persons of the same sex?"
  • "Negative," read the response by the CDF, signed by Cardinal Luis Ladaria
  • The CDF said such relationships might have positive elements to be valued, but that did not make them "legitimate objects"