Elton John praises Pope Francis as he’s named ‘Man of the Year’ by Vanity FairThree years ago as cardinal Francis warned that efforts to legalise equal marriage in Argentina would “confuse and deceive the children of God.”
Despite the Catholic leader’s widespread opposition to LGBT rights, Sir Elton heaped praise on the 76-year-old.
“Francis is a miracle of humility in an era of vanity,” Sir Elton John told the magazine. SAID THE NOT AT ALL HUMBLE ELTON WITHOUT A BIT OF IRONY ABOUT THE POPE BEING HONORED BY ITALIAN VANITY FAIR. MAYBE HIS BRUSHES WITH DEATH HAVE MADE A NEW MAN OUT OF HIM. DON'T HOLD YOUR BREATH FOR THAT INVITE TO VATICAN CITY WITH HUBBY AND KIDS ELTON.