The assessment came from Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s secretary of state, who ranks second only to Pope Francis in the Catholic hierarchy.
Rev. Warren Hall lost his job at Seton Hall University, which just recruited an openly gay basketball player.
A 16-year employee of a relief organization is the target of an attack by a homophobic group.
The pope's exaltation of opposite-sex marriage came a day after the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on extending marriage rights to same-sex couples.
Sean Buckley, great-nephew of commentator William F. Buckley Jr., makes the conservative case for marriage equality.
However, an LGBT-affirming Baptist church has stepped in to host a talk on inclusion by Sister Jeannine Gramick.
One French paper said the pontiff turned away the candidate but said it was "nothing personal."
A candidate for the priesthood openly discusses being gay in a column published today, but points out that he is more than his sexual orientation.
The Vatican has yet to accept France's candidate for ambassador — and sources report Pope Francis nixed him because he's gay.
The teacher, who had substituted at the school, didn't get a full-time job offer because he's engaged to another man.