India

Church in Kerala state forms support group for transgender people

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Transgender rights in India: The church in India's Kerala state has formed a group of priests, nuns and laypeople to respond to the pastoral needs of transgender people, reported ucanews.com. "The whole church has a big role to play," said Father Paul Madassery, who is in charge of pro-life support for the Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council. He noted Pope Francis had talked about the need to give "pastoral care to the LGBT community."

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