The 266th sovereign of The Vatican City State, Jorge Mario Bergogli, better known now as Pope Francis, seems to share more with his predecessors than just a peculiar Popemobile. He comes to the Papacy with a seemingly inherited right to share his opinions, as disparaging as they may be, on the world-wide lesbian and gay community — a right that he alone now seems to possess. These days, politicians, athletes, celebrities and religious leaders alike seem to be back-peddling more than ever as platforms like social media and digital news syndication make it impossible to bury one’s verbal transgressions, past or present. On almost every continent now, the notion of publicly besmirching the lifestyle choices of the LGBT community is frowned on; however, in…