Catholic Couple Urge Church to Welcome Gays — But Will Anything Change?
October 07 2014 6:33 PM ET

Catholic Couple Urge Church to Welcome Gays — But Will Anything Change?

Trudy Ring

At the Synod of Bishops at the Vatican, a long-married Australian couple call for greater acceptance of gays — but bishops and observers don't look for doctrine to change.

La. Church Evicts AA, Fearing It Would Be Forced to Host Same-Sex Weddings
October 04 2014 6:00 AM ET

La. Church Evicts AA, Fearing It Would Be Forced to Host Same-Sex Weddings

Trudy Ring

Church officials say they're worried that making space available to AA means it would have to accommodate any and all, including same-sex weddings. But their fears are unfounded.

Catholic U. of America Cancels 'Milk' Screening, Calls It 'Advocacy' Event
October 03 2014 4:00 AM ET

Catholic U. of America Cancels Milk Screening, Calls It 'Advocacy' Event

Trudy Ring

The screening and related activities to kick off LGBT Awareness Month amounted to taking a position contrary to Catholic teaching, administrators said.

Christian College to Review Ban on 'Homosexual Practice'
October 02 2014 5:05 PM ET

Christian College to Review Ban on 'Homosexual Practice'

Eliel Cruz

Gordon College faces questions over accreditation due to its stance on same-sex activity.

Aspiring Catholic Priest Quits Church in Protest of LGBT Firings
September 26 2014 3:14 PM ET

Aspiring Catholic Priest Quits Church in Protest of LGBT Firings

Trudy Ring

Benjamin Brenkert has written an open letter to Pope Francis urging him to stop the firings and speak out against discrimination.

New 'Corpus Christi' Documentary Spreads Message of Inclusive Love
September 26 2014 4:43 AM ET

The Controversial Play All About Love

Trudy Ring

Angry letters and death threats couldn't stop Terrence McNally's landmark play about a flock of gay men who follow the Messiah in 1950s Texas.

WATCH: Minn. Catholic Church Ousts Gay Music Director for Marriage
September 25 2014 7:47 PM ET

Minn. Catholic Church Ousts Gay Music Director for Marriage

Trudy Ring

Coming at the request of a controversial archbishop, it's the latest in a series of such occurrences.

New Homophobic Harlem Church Sign: Jesus 'Brim-stoned' Gays
September 25 2014 3:16 PM ET

New Homophobic Harlem Church Sign: Jesus 'Brim-stoned' Gays

Trudy Ring

ATLAH World Missionary Church's latest message of hate mixes up the Bible a bit.

Southern Baptists Expel Gay-Accepting Church
September 24 2014 5:22 PM ET

Southern Baptists Expel Gay-Accepting Church

Trudy Ring

Baptist leaders ousted New Heart Community Church in California over the congregation's decision to accept a variety of views on homosexuality, after a pastor's powerful sermon about his son's coming-out.

South African Mosque Welcomes Gays, Women, Christians, Muslims
September 22 2014 7:34 PM ET

How One S. African Mosque Treats Gays, Women, Christians

Thom Senzee

Despite threats of violence, the first sermon at an inclusive new Open Mosque near Cape Town, South Africa, was delivered without incident Friday.

Catholic Clergy Demand That Gay Couple Divorce
September 22 2014 4:18 PM ET

Catholic Clergy Demand That Gay Couple Divorce

Trudy Ring

A priest and bishop in Montana say that's the only way two gay men who are lifelong Catholics can have their church privileges restored.

Catholics: Antigay Leaders Get Boot, a Progressive Becomes American Archbishop
September 20 2014 12:38 PM ET

Catholics: Antigay Leaders Get Boot, a Progressive Becomes American Archbishop

Diane Anderson-Minshall

Pope Francis made a very important progressive pick, one that may impact how the Vatican treats LGBT followers in the future.

WATCH: Students Silence Antigay Preacher With Love Song
September 19 2014 5:48 PM ET

WATCH: Students Silence Antigay Preacher With Love

Sunnivie Brydum

Students at James Madison University found a peaceful, creative way to counter the hateful messages of a homophobic preacher on campus.

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