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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.

Pope Francis and the presidential hopeful find they have a common enemy: the idolatry of money.

April 08 2016 2:12 PM

'Bathroom panic' may well have struck again in a Catholic prep school’s claim that it cannot accept transgender students.

March 07 2016 1:07 AM

A scolding letter from the archbishop of St. Louis sparks debate and questions among the faithful, chief among them: "Can I still buy Girl Scout cookies?"

February 20 2016 10:44 AM

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
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