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Catholic Gays

Catholic Debate Over Gays In St. Patrick's Parades Roils Irish On Big Day

Religion News Service | DAVID GIBSON | Posted 03.17.2015 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) St. Patrick’s Day is associated as much with Roman Catholicism as it is with Irish-Americans, but this year some of the faithful aren...

Catholic Bishops Scrap Welcome To Gays

AP | Posted 10.19.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought...

Now The English Speaking Catholic Church Will 'Provide for Homosexuals' Not Welcome Them

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 10.16.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) The tug-of-war at the Vatican over calls for the Catholic Church to be more open to gays and cohabiting couples intensified Thursda...

The Ghouls of Connecticut

John Stoehr | Posted 03.18.2012 | Gay Voices
John Stoehr

I'm a bit confused by news that the Archdiocese of Hartford is about to offer a program to help gay parishioners. The program, called Courage, does one the favor of recognizing one's gayness in exchange for a pledge to stop doing it with members of the same sex.

Sexual Diversity And The Catholic Church: Time For A Serious Conversation?

Paul Lakeland | Posted 07.10.2011 | Religion
Paul Lakeland

When the Church requires life-long celibacy of all people who are not heterosexual, it imposes a life of less love. A call to be less loving, body and soul, is a call to be less in the image of God.