LGBT Groups Seek 'Reconciliation' Meeting With Pope Francis

LGBT Groups Seek 'Reconciliation' Meeting With Pope

DignityUSA and GLAAD have sent a letter requesting such a meeting when the pope visits the U.S.

Gay Man Denied Communion at Mother's Funeral Receives Apologies

Gay Man Denied Communion at Mother's Funeral Receives Apologies

Tim Ardillo says he believes he was denied communion because of his same-sex relationship.

Fired Priest to Pope: Listen to LGBT Catholics' Concerns

Fired Priest to Pope: Listen to LGBT Catholics' Concerns

The Rev. Warren Hall, fired in the spring by Seton Hall University, urges Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics when he visits the U.S.

Antigay Minn. Archbishop Accused of Sexual Advances, Retaliation

Antigay Minn. Archbishop Accused of Sexual Advances

Former Minneapolis-St. Paul Archbishop John Nienstedt allegedly threatened a man who rebuffed his sexual advances, and reportedly had another expelled from seminary.

Op-ed: San Francisco's Hateful Bishop Is Dead Wrong About Trans People

Op-ed: S.F.'s Hateful Bishop Is Dead Wrong About Trans People

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone denies the existence of transgender people. Maybe he should actually meet a trans person before making up his mind.

Philly Mayoral Candidate Denounces Lesbian Teacher's Firing

Philly Mayoral Candidate Denounces Lesbian Teacher's Firing

Democratic candidate Jim Kenney says Margie Winters, fired by a Catholic school for being in a same-sex marriage, should get her job back.

Philly-Area Catholic School Fires Teacher for Being in Same-Sex Marriage

Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher for Being Married

In this case, the teacher had been married for her entire eight-year tenure at the school — but a couple of parents recently complained.

Meet the Married Gay Activist Who'll Talk to Pope Francis

Meet the Married Gay Activist Who'll Talk to Pope Francis

Simón Cazal of Paraguay will be the first married gay activist to have a public meeting with the pope — and he's being hopeful but realistic about what may come of it.

LGBT Catholics Find Little Encouragement in Family Synod Document

LGBT Catholics Find Little Encouragement in Family Synod

A working paper that will guide discussion at this fall's bishops' meeting doesn't include much outreach to LGBT Catholics.

Is the Pope's Environmental Encyclical Anti-transgender?

Is the Pope's Environmental Encyclical Anti-transgender?

Calling for 'the acceptance of our bodies as God's gift' appears to send negative signals to transgender people.

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