The Vatican emphasizes that Pope Francis did not intend to enter the debate over same-sex civil unions, but some say he's opened the door wider for such discussions.
Pope Francis says in a new interview that the Catholic Church must explore civil unions as a way to ensure financial security for same-sex couples.
Lay Catholics from Florida to Germany ask the church to change on same-sex relationships.
A Jesuit production company invites LGBT Catholics to tell their stories.
Pope Francis gets his picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone, which profiles him in a wide-ranging story touching on his rapprochement with LGBT Catholics.
A group of Catholics is urging Pope Francis to speak out against laws criminalizing homosexuality.
Gay people can “recover and become normal with the right treatment,” says Fernando Sebastián, recently elevated to cardinal by Pope Francis.
When Andrea Quintero's family never claimed her body, the Jesuit order to which Pope Francis belongs stepped in.
Has Pope Francis for the first time stepped into a public policy debate about LGBT people?
When we named Pope Francis as the publication's Person of the Year, we expected some reaction — but the scope and range of opinion on our pick is more global than we could have imagined.
The Advocate named Pope Francis its Person of the Year, but one contributing writer says the Catholic Church's record on transgender people is nothing to praise.