Legendary musician Sir Elton John took to his official Instagram account to share a new post and wrote an open letter to Pope Francis about his recent declaration about the same-sex civil partnerships.

After Pope Francis announced his endorsement for same-sex civil unions, Elton wanted to show his gratefulness to Pope Francis and wrote a long letter to do it. While mentioning his own marriage and happiness with David Furnish, he also revealed why this decision was so important for the people.

Elton stated that having the support of Pope Francis is a major step towards the equality of the people, and now every other homosexual can enjoy the same protections and happiness that Elton is feeling with Furnish.

As of writing this, Elton’s post liked by over 92K people in less than twenty-two hours, and most of the fans headed to the comment section to share their reactions about this topic.

Here is what Elton John wrote:

“Thank-you Pope Francis for your endorsement of same sex civil unions.

My civil union and subsequent marriage to David Furnish has brought us immeasurable happiness and security.

Giving your blessing to same-sex civil unions is a major step towards equality, and a foundation for which countless others can enjoy the same protections and happiness. God bless you 🙏🏻”

You can check out the post below.