RELIGION

Religious Leaders' Quotes On LGBT People, Gay Marriage, And Homosexuality

Pope Francis smiles at pilgrims in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, during the end of his weekly general audience on Nove
Pope Francis smiles at pilgrims in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, during the end of his weekly general audience on November 13, 2013. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

"Who am I to judge a gay person of goodwill who seeks the Lord?" said Pope Francis, a statement that many other religious leaders would do well to pay attention to.

Some already have.

Check out our sometimes surprising roundup of religious leaders who have made positive statements about LGBT individuals here:

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