Editorial: Who am I to judge?

The Jewish Daily Forward
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August 6, 2013

He’s not our spiritual leader, of course, but the brief remarks by Pope Francis suggesting that he would not judge priests for their sexual orientation could serve as a humble lesson for the Jewish community, as well.

Despite a mixed past of anti-gay comments, Pope Francis recently acknowledged in a press conference that he had no room to judge LGBT Catholics. Bishops like Cardinal Timothy Dolan have taken issue with the Pope's most recent comments, but here, the Jewish Daily Forward notes how Jews can learn from the Pope's words.