Daily Show on Pope’s new pro-gay tone (video)

The Pope recently made some comments about gay people that, to many observers, sounded like a change in the Vatican’s virulently homophobic policies of the past.

“If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” Francis said in a wide-ranging news conference aboard the papal plane.

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The Daily Show’s John Oliver discusses the Pope’s kind new words for gay people, and concludes thusly: “So the policy’s the same, but the tone has changed.”

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