Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State has said that s£x outside of marriage isn’t the ‘most serious’ sin.
The pope said this during a question and answer session with reporters onboard the papal plane on Monday.
The Pope stated that the sins of the flesh are not that serious in comparison to sins like pride and hatred.
He said: “Sins of the flesh are not the most serious.”
Instead, he said that pride and hatred were “the most serious” of sins.
Pope Francis made the comment in answer to a question about the Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit who resigned last week over an ‘ambiguous’ relationship with a woman