Bob Jones III, chancellor of Bob Jones University, apologized for the 1980 statement in response to a petition by LGBT students and alumni.
The church this week ratified a new policy allowing ministers to perform same-sex marriages, but some clergy members say they won't.
The bill may be on a fast track to passage, but some influential voices are registering their objections.
Inmates from a unit for gay, transgender, and HIV-positive people will be among those Francis meets with in Naples Saturday.
In advance of the World Meeting of Families, a new organization is working to raise awareness about LGBT issues and other matters important to 'social justice Catholics.'
Opponents call the bills a 'license to discriminate' and say they prioritize an adoption agency's beliefs over the best interests of the child seeking a home.
Nondiscrimination laws that require businesses to serve everyone equally are a 'nail in the coffin of the morality of this nation,' says the right-wing preacher.
Religious exemption laws and the dismissive attitude toward federal law are setting up seriously scary precedents.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) will soon allow its ministers to perform same-sex marriages.
City Church is the latest urban megachurch to make such a move