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Catholic Church

The latest news about the Catholic Church and its stand on LGBT equality. Historically, the Catholic Church has taken a strong stance against the LGBT community, same-sex relationships, and issues of marriage equality. In recent years, the Church has been plagued by scandals regarding sex abuse cases between priests and children, with many criticizing the organization for sheltering the perpetrators. The Roman Catholic Church counts over one billion members worldwide, making it the largest Christian organization in the world. The Catholic Church is led by the Pope, also known as the Bishop of Rome.

Administrators called police when they found antigay slurs and graffiti spray painted inside the Catholic school.

February 02 2016 8:04 AM

Staunch Catholic Sen. Dick Durbin is standing up for his friend, the out U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

December 16 2015 12:47 PM

Detroit Free Press profile delves into why these 'two very holy guys' stay in the church — and how their very presence may challenge it.

December 15 2015 4:36 PM

Several groups worry stores in two states will now adhere to Catholic doctrine that discriminates against LGBT people and forbids birth control. 

December 15 2015 8:48 AM

A Bronx priest has been accused of stealing more than a million dollars from two churches to spend on his boyfriend, who was his kinky 'master.'

December 11 2015 9:51 AM

The new synod on the family continued talks about accepting gays and lesbians in the Catholic Church.

October 25 2015 2:57 PM

Monsignor Krzysztof Charamsa, a Catholic priest who worked in the Holy See, appeared with his boyfriend after being fired earlier this month by the Vatican.

October 22 2015 9:03 AM