Posts Tagged ‘Evgeny Afineevsky’

Pope Francis greets refugees after Vatican screening of controversial documentary

Thursday, September 9th, 2021
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A group of 200 refugees and immigrants attended a special Vatican screening of the documentary film ‘Francesco’ on Monday night and later met with Pope Francis himself. The screening was organized by the Laudato Si’ Foundation and the director of the film, Evgeny Afineevsky. Mr Afineevsky personally addressed the audience, recalling his own family’s migration Read more

Pope’s gay civil union comments taken out of context

Thursday, November 5th, 2020

The Vatican says comments by Pope Francis on civil union laws in a documentary last month were taken out of context and did not signal a change in Church doctrine on homosexuals nor support for same-sex marriage. It said Francis did not question the Catholic dogma of marriage being between a man and a woman. Read more