Have Pope Francis seat beside Stockholm's Bishop during the Reformation's Commemoration
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Pope Francis and the Catholic Church discriminate women and LGBT people all around the world.
Women are not allowed to be ordained in the Church. They are not allowed to become priests, bishops or popes.
LGBT people are persecuted by the Church, who put pressure on governments and parliaments of catholic countries, so that marriages and civil unions are not recognised by the State.
In Italy, LGBT people, their children and their families suffer under the Church's unofficial rule. Many catholic bishops regularly take part in rallies where they demonstrate against people's rights. And the Pope, the Bishop of Rome, fully supports this.
We only ask one single, pretty simple thing. When the Pope comes to Lund (Sweden) to take part in the Joint Ecumenical Commemoration of the Reformation, on 31 October 2016 have him, the Bishop of Rome, sit beside Eva Brunne, the Bishop of Stockholm, through the whole ceremony.
Eva Brunne is not only an ordained woman, she's also openly lesbian and she's registered in a civil union with her partner. Everything the Pope and the Catholic Church stand against.
This might help him open his mind and understand that another way is possible.
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