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Pope Francis Offers Support for Nun’s Ministry with Transgender Women

While many suggest that Pope Francis’ comments about Gender Theory make him anti-Trans his actions in supporting this ministry tell another story.

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Pope Francis has written a supportive note to a Catholic sister who works with transgender women.

calidad-de-vida-2083464w620 Sr. Monica Astorga, right, and Romina

Sr. Monica Astorga ministers to transgender women in Argentina, particularly those women who are in sex work or have substance abuse issues. Crux reported on her most recent interaction with Pope Francis, whom she has known for many years:

“Astorga wrote an email to Francis last Thursday, to update him on the new developments in the ministry she does in the southern Argentine province of Neuquen. It didn’t take long for her to hear back from the pope: She told Crux his answer came in the next day, on Friday.

“Astorga had written to the pope to inform him that the city had given her a plot of public land, where she planned to build 15 one-room homes for the transgender women she works with.

“‘I have you…

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