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Catholic Church Sexuality

Australian Bishop Who Called For Reforms Accepts Early Retirement

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- The pope has agreed to give early retirement to an Australian bishop who ruffled the Vatican's feathers by calling for a total reform ...

If Only The Hierarchs Would Listen And Learn

John Falcone | Posted 01.14.2012 | Religion
John Falcone

In a church that defines "the few and the proud" as its straight male celibate clergy, power gets tangled with maleness. But the clergy's desire for power animates an unseemly dance of dominance, submission and career advancement.

Sex and the City of God, Part 3: Homophobia and the War on Eros

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

Eros has its place in faith and religion. Tamping it down doesn't eliminate it. Ignoring it doesn't neutralize it. Our liturgies and temples are designed to arouse us, to bring the beauty of the created world into focus.