How Pope Francis’ gay comment was oversold by the media

Pope Francis listens to journalist's questions as he flies back to Rome following his visit to BrazilBy Sara Morrison LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Pope Francis' "Who am I to judge?" comment when asked about gay clergy was widely reported Monday as a sign that the Pontiff was softening his stance on homosexuals. But a deeper look at his meaning – and his less-than-welcoming views on women – made much of the immediate media hoopla ring premature. "BREAKTHROUGH: POPE OK WITH GAYS" screamed The Huffington Post's homepage, after the Pope made the comments while wrapping up his trip to South America. …