Op-ed: Coming Out As An Evangelical Pastor
February 27 2014 6:30 AM ET

Op-ed: Coming Out As An Evangelical Pastor

Kevin McCloskey

After decades of hiding his secret from his family and congregation, a pastor comes out and deals with the aftermath.

Most Religious Americans Support Marriage Equality
February 26 2014 1:03 AM ET

Religious Americans Support Marriage Equality

Michael O'Loughlin

A new poll finds that religious Americans, across denominational lines, support marriage equality.

Film Festival Seeks Conversation on LGBT Issues in Evangelical Church
February 25 2014 3:36 PM ET

Film Festival Seeks Conversation on LGBT Issues in Evangelical Church

Michael O'Loughlin

Organizers of a Pasadena, Calif., film festival hope to start a conversation about LGBT rights in evangelical Christianity.

Gay Catholic Says Priest Denied Him Communion, Last Rites
February 21 2014 4:20 PM ET

Gay Catholic Says Priest Denied Him Communion, Last Rites

Michael O'Loughlin

A gay man in Washington, D.C., says a Catholic chaplain denied him communion and anointing of the sick after learning of his sexuality.

Did Christianity Set Conditions for Marriage Equality?
February 20 2014 3:46 PM ET

Did Christianity Set Conditions for Marriage Equality?

Michael O'Loughlin

A writer argues that Christianity helped pave the way for marriage equality in the U.S.

Anglican Bishops Bar Priests From Celebrating Same-Sex Marriages
February 18 2014 3:54 PM ET

Anglican Priests Barred From Blessing Gay Marriages

Michael O'Loughlin

Days after the archbishop of Canterbury equated homophobia with racism, Anglican bishops have prohibited priests from celebrating same-sex marriages.

No Church Trial for Methodist Minister
February 13 2014 5:15 PM ET

No Church Trial for Methodist Minister — Most Likely

Michael O'Loughlin

The United Methodist Church has indefinitely postponed plans to try a retired minister who officiated his son's marriage to another man.

Catholics Urge Church to Evolve on Same-Sex Relationships
February 13 2014 5:11 PM ET

Catholics Urge Church to Evolve on Same-Sex Relationships

Michael O'Loughlin

Lay Catholics from Florida to Germany ask the church to change on same-sex relationships.

Irish Archbishop: Stop Homophobia in the Church
February 11 2014 3:07 PM ET

Irish Archbishop: Stop Homophobia in the Church

Michael O'Loughlin

The Catholic archbishop of Dublin laments cultural homophobia ahead of a 2015 referendum on marriage equality in Ireland.

Pro-LGBT Banner Burned at Washington Church
February 10 2014 7:01 PM ET

Pro-LGBT Banner Burned at Washington Church

Michael O'Loughlin

A rainbow banner is burned outside a Washington, D.C., church, in what police say could be a hate crime.

Catholic Priest Denies Communion to Lesbian at Mother's Funeral
February 10 2014 4:38 PM ET

Catholic Priest Denies Communion to Lesbian at Mother's Funeral

Michael O'Loughlin

A priest in Missouri bars a lesbian parishioner from receiving communion at her mother's funeral.

At National Prayer Breakfast, Obama Condemns 'Twisted' Antigay Religion
February 06 2014 6:05 PM ET

At Prayer Breakfast, Obama Condemns 'Twisted' Antigay Religion

Michael O'Loughlin

The president condemned 'twisted' religion that harms gay people.

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