Roman Catholic Church

'I will certainly seize the opportunity' to take a stand for LGBT equality, says Mayor Michael Nutter, whose city hosts Pope Francis this weekend.

September 22 2015 9:22 PM

Margie Winters and her wife don't expect to talk to the pope, but they say their presence at the reception will have symbolic importance.

September 22 2015 7:32 PM

While Pope Francis hasn't always had affirming words for transgender people, this Spaniard says he received unequivocal acceptance.

September 18 2015 7:00 AM

The archdiocese calls on parents to promise they'll uphold church doctrine — a potential problem for LGBT Catholics and allies.

September 17 2015 7:48 PM

Through an aide, the pope offers support to a writer whose work was banned by the mayor of Venice, but warns against reading too much into it.

August 28 2015 5:50 PM

Schools in the Springfield diocese won't turn away children of gay parents, but they may make them feel unwelcome.

August 27 2015 3:52 PM

LGBT groups planned events surrounding Pope Francis's visit in September, but now they'll have to move to another venue.

August 19 2015 6:00 AM

The Daily Caller calls GLAAD's guide 'oppressive' in advising journalists covering the papal visit how to avoid missteps in reporting on the church's relations with LGBT Catholics.

August 15 2015 1:03 PM

That's one of the images that came up at a conference promoting celibacy for Catholics with 'same-sex attractions.'

August 13 2015 8:46 PM

The conference is cosponsored by a group that promotes celibacy as the only option for Catholics with 'same-sex attractions.'

August 12 2015 6:25 PM