kissThis is merely a PR effort with no sincerity or specific acknowledgment of LGBT people in Paraguay. There were hundreds of civil society leaders at the ‘meeting’.
I was at one such ‘audience’ at the Vatican a couple of years ago and there were a thousand others who cheered the Pope like he was a rock star. No personal interactions. No awareness of specific groups and definitely no awareness of us two queers in the huge crowd.

Pope Francis, the spiritual leader of more than 1.6 billion Roman Catholics, on Saturday held his first public meeting with an LGBT rights activist