Via BBC News:
He explained that defending God’s creation was not limited to saving the environment, but also protecting man from self-destruction.
Pope Benedict XVI warned that gender theory blurs the distinction between male and female and could thus lead to the “self-destruction” of the human race
So much FAIL in one man.
But pray tell us, Your Holiness, how, exactly, acknowledging that gender is a spectrum (not a binary) – how is that going to bring about the self-destruction of humanity? Because you seem a bit unclear about the practicalities. And – this is just a wild guess, mind – but your upholding of the gender binary will exempt you from that destruction, amirite? Yep, thought so.
…*sighs, shakes head*…
And now for something completely different: