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Vatican Stalls On Accepting An Openly Gay Ambassador

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.11.2015 | Religion

The Vatican has for weeks failed to accept the appointment of an openly gay diplomat as France's new ambassador, leading to speculation that the Holy ...

Gay Teacher Fired After Posting Marriage Announcement On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A gay substitute teacher in Charlotte, N.C., has been fired from his job at a Catholic high school after posting on Facebook about his plans to marry ...

Catholic Deacon Pens Inspiring Letter On Parenting Transgender Children

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.06.2015 | Religion

For parents struggling with how to react when their child comes out as transgender, Catholic Deacon Ray Dever has three words of advice: Love your chi...

Mexican Bishop Raul Vera Lopez Says Homophobes Are 'Sick'

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.17.2014 | Religion

“The people who say homosexuals are sick are sick themselves," declared Catholic bishop Raul Vera Lopez of Saltillo, Mexico, in an interview with El...

Could Baptizing Children Of Gays Become New Battleground?

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 06.27.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Despite numerous controversies over dismissing gay Catholics from church posts and the U.S. hierarchy’s campaign against same-sex marriage, Ca...

'Who Are We To Judge?'

Reuters | Philip Pullella | Posted 06.27.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- The Roman Catholic Church must be less judgmental of homosexuals and, while still opposing gay marriage, should welcome children of ga...

SF Archbishop Defends Plan To Speak At Anti-Gay Event Because 'Love Is The Answer'

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.17.2014 | Religion

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has come under fire from a wide swath of groups for his decision to speak at the March for Marriage on T...

Lesbian Denied Communion By Priest - At Her Mother's Funeral

Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion

Carol Parker was devastated by her mother's death-- but what happened next proved just as painful to her and her partner of 20 years, Josie Martin. ...

Katherine Bindley

Catholic Hospital Reaches Out Unexpected Hand To LGBT Youth

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.27.2013 | Religion

Michael LaSala is an openly gay professor who specializes in LGBT issues and doesn't temper his words when it comes to his support of marriage rights ...

WATCH: Howard Bragman's 'Gwissues' Tackles Catholicism And The LGBT Community

Howard Bragman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Howard Bragman

In the latest episode, I and guest panelists Jim Smith (program manager of Dignity USA), Mike Moroski (equal rights activist) and Brent Childers (executive director of Faith in America) discuss hopes for a new, reformed pope and how Catholicism plays a role within the LGBT community.

LGBT Groups Protest Catholic Leadership

Posted 02.13.2012 | Chicago

Story of Kate Sosin, courtesy of the Windy City Times: Despite a blistering cold morning, more than 20 LGBT activists protested outside of Holy Nam...

Catholic Church Bans Gay-Friendly Clergy Leaders From Speaking At Holiday Services In Castro

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.23.2011 | San Francisco

This month, Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in San Francisco's Castro District was left disappointed after Archbishop George Niederauer asked the p...