LGBT Catholics Westminster meet Pope Francis
Cardinal Nichols said being in Rome was a ‘wonderful opportunity’ to enjoy the beautiful environment and ‘most especially, to deepen your faith’
LGBT+ Catholics Westminster met with Pope Francis during their pilgrimage to Rome.
On Ash Wednesday, 6 March, the 16 pilgrims, including parents and family members alongside LGBT Catholics with Pilgrimage Chaplain, Fr. David Stewart SJ, had privileged seats at the morning Papal Audience in St. Peter’s Square. At the end of the General Audience the group was invited to meet Pope Francis. Each pilgrim received a gift of a rosary from Pope Francis who shook hands with the group’s members.