I agree with the pope because its his business how his churrch is ran and nobody elses.
The Catholic teaching on equality seems to be something along the lines of "All humans are equal, but some are more equal than others"
I strongly disagree with the Catholic church's position on LGBT issues, but if an employer wants to spend their money hiring someone, it's their money and their choice. When you ban private discrimination you cross the line from protecting people to forcing your views onto others. No-one is entitled to any specific job.
I pretty much agree with the pope and from the article the OP posted, he sounds quite reasonable indeed.
I am not a fan of these meaningless political notions of "equality" and "fairness". I wish I knew what they even meant (if anything).
He's standing up for his religion. The more he does this the more respect he gets from his followers.
Blah' whatever, at the end of the day the government shouldn't impose rules on the church.
As soon as you do then the church will lose more credibility that its already lose. Besides, if everyone here and the government are so backing this "equality bill" then why not get rid of faith schools?...does this apply to Mosques, Synagogues and other religious institutions?
The Pope is just expressing the views of the catholic church (as he should) and actually every single religion that will be affected.
The **** is really going to hit the fan when he comes to Blighty.