Speaking on Monday, Pope Benedict said that saving humanity from homosexual or transsexual behaviour was as important as protecting the environment. BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Gay groups angry at Pope remarks A few years ago, this would have had me ranting from the rooftops. Today, I find it rather sad, and ironically, more harmful to christianity. Personally, it drives me further away from organised religion, which is a bit of a shame at Christmas. Hey ho ho ho.