Pope Francis has said the Catholic Church is too focused on preaching about abortion, gay people and contraception, in the first major interview of his papacy.
Speaking to Jesuit magazine, Pope Francis said: "We cannot insist only on issues related to abortion, gay marriage and the use of contraceptive methods. This is not possible.
"The teaching of the Church, for that matter, is clear and I am a son of the Church, but it is not necessary to talk about these issues all the time.''
In July, the Pope told reporters he would not judge priests for their sexual orientation in a move away from the views traditionally held by the Roman Catholic Church.
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