Billy Graham's Kid: Pope 'Not the Judge' of Homosexuality
'God is,' and 'this is sin,' says Franklin Graham
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 29, 2013 12:37 PM CST
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(Newser) – Amid talk of his father's failing health, Franklin Graham today waded into the topic of homosexuality and the current pope, telling Meet the Press that Francis was "right when he said he's not the judge. He's not the judge. God is the judge." Graham added that his views won't change, that for that to happen, "God would have to shift—and God doesn’t. God’s word is the same, yesterday and today and a million years from now. This is sin. To wink at sin and tell somebody it's OK ... when I know the consequences of what will happen one day when they have to stand before God." (The elder Graham came out in favor of North Carolina's gay marriage ban last year).

Of the Rev. Billy Graham, who is now 95 years old, Franklin says, "He's very weak. His vitals are good, and he’s eating a little bit, but he’s just extremely weak. And so I'd ask people to pray."

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Todd SavedbyJesus Tomasella
Oct 13, 2015 3:06 AM CDT
The so called office of a pope is found no where in God's Word. He has nothing to do with salvation and isn't even a Christian himself .... which requires being born again. Franklin is correct - only the Almighty determines what is right and what is sin. This is exactly why He gave us His Word - so we would not be misled by false prophets and false religious systems like this (Matthew 24:4-5, 11, 24, etc.). We have all sinned against Him, will be judged by Him, and can be forgiven before it's too late if we will come to Jesus, the only Savior.
Mar 26, 2014 7:09 PM CDT
Hurray for Mr. Franklin Graham . More guts then the Pope . Make's me ask what is really happening in the Catholic church with priest that vow abstinence. The act of gay and lesbianism is a choice not a disease. Americans will protect the rights of children, by keeping them from being raised by Gay and lesbian partners
Jan 25, 2014 2:56 PM CST
gays are responsible now for 72 % of all New cases of S/y/p/h/I/i/s in America - according to the CDC statistics ...that's 2% of the population responsible for 72% ...simply Amazing ! According to the CDC - gay males are also now responsible for 78% of all the new HIV infections in America. You know - honestly - if you went out and stoned homosexual men - as ancient Israel did ..For every 10 of them stoned you would probably save 30-40 lives in the future. Sounds bad ...but it's TRUE !