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Pope Allegedly Calls Gay Man To Offer Inspiring Message Of Comfort

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.06.2013 | Religion

A gay French man says Pope Francis called him to tell him his sexual orientation doesn't matter and that "we are all children of God." Christophe T...

Questions After Coming Out As A Gay Catholic Priest

Fr. Gary M. Meier | Posted 07.30.2013 | Religion
Fr. Gary M. Meier

In so many ways, I wish I would have spoken sooner. If I have any guilt at all, it is because I've waited this long to speak up. And so I now speak the truth that God has given me to speak -- the truth about love, acceptance and what it means to be a gay Catholic priest.

Gay Catholic Priest Comes Out To An Uncertain Future

Posted 05.29.2013 | Religion

By Tim Townsend St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS (RNS) On the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, the Rev. Gary Meier addressed a con...

French Cardinal Warns Gay Marriage Law Risks Violence

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2013 | Religion

By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor PARIS, April 16 (Reuters) - France's top Catholic bishop warned the government on Tuesday that legali...

When A Young Catholic Has Had Enough, He Resigns

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 06.05.2012 | Religion
Joseph Amodeo

In light of Archbishop Timothy Cardinal Dolan's comments directed at the LGBT community, I resigned from the Executive Committee of the Junior Board of Catholic Charities.

Ask Pastor Paul: How Can I Be A Lesbian And Stay In My Church?

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 05.06.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

I am a theology graduate student who also happens to be a lesbian. Sometimes other members of my parish make me feel like a social pariah and a second-class member of the Church.

Whose Religious Liberty Is It Anyway? A Question For America's Catholic Leaders

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 01.17.2012 | Religion
Joseph Amodeo

When will Catholics start to occupy the United States Conference Catholic Bishops and diocesan offices across the country to demand a moral voice that focuses on Christ's message of love and justice?

Catholic Paper Sorry For Column Suggesting Same-Sex Attraction Devil's Work

Posted 01.03.2012 | Religion

A controversial column suggesting same-sex attraction was the work of the devil has been retracted from the country's oldest Catholic newspaper. Th...

Fallen 9/11 Priest Emerges As Gay Catholic Icon

Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) When All Saints Church sought to signal its hospitality to gays and lesbians, the Catholic parish in S...

A Public Confession By A Gay Catholic

John Mattras | Posted 09.08.2011 | Religion
John Mattras

I approached the confessional with trepidation. I entered, sat down, dispensed with the formalities and faced the 60-something-year-old priest. "Father," I said, "I'm gay."

LGBT Catholics March Not In Defiance, But In Love

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 08.27.2011 | Religion
Joseph Amodeo

This past Sunday, against the will of the Archbishop of New York, I and dozens of other Catholics carried this hope to the streets of New York City.