A few of the pontiff's picks have made comments on LGBT issues in the past.
After being rejected by members of his church in Spain, a transgender man wrote to the pontiff — and landed a private meeting with the pope.
Was Pope Francis in on it?
The pontiff's mixed record on LGBT issues got dicier with his remarks in Manila today.
LGBT Catholic leaders respond to a document and questionnaire sent to clergy ahead of the 2015 Synod of Bishops that calls for direct input from church laity about the future of Catholic LGBT families.
GQ's Jim Nelson says one of the reasons the pope merits praise is that he doesn't think gays and lesbians are evil.
LGBT 'pilgrims,' representing different types of families, will attend the event next year in Philadelphia and hope for an audience with the pontiff.
Four prominent pro-LGBT religious figures were lauded as pioneers at a panel discussion called 'Is Religion Getting Us to LGBTQ Equality?'