Pope Francis: key quotes from new interview

Pope Francis gave a lengthy interview that was published yesterday. Here are some key extracts, as translated by US Jesuit publication Magazine America.

20th September, 2013
Pope Francis

Pope Francis gave a lengthy interview that was published yesterday. Here are some key extracts, as translated by US Jesuit publication Magazine America.

* (on morality matters) "We cannot insist only on issues related to abortion, gay marriage and the use of contraceptive methods...I have not spoken much about these things, and I was reprimanded for that."

* "I am a sinner. This is the most accurate definition. It is not a figure of speech,...

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