Catholics Urge Church to Evolve on Same-Sex Relationships
February 13 2014 5:11 PM ET

Catholics Urge Church to Evolve on Same-Sex Relationships

Michael O'Loughlin

Lay Catholics from Florida to Germany ask the church to change on same-sex relationships.

Irish Archbishop: Stop Homophobia in the Church
February 11 2014 3:07 PM ET

Irish Archbishop: Stop Homophobia in the Church

Michael O'Loughlin

The Catholic archbishop of Dublin laments cultural homophobia ahead of a 2015 referendum on marriage equality in Ireland.

Catholic Priest Denies Communion to Lesbian at Mother's Funeral
February 10 2014 4:38 PM ET

Catholic Priest Denies Communion to Lesbian at Mother's Funeral

Michael O'Loughlin

A priest in Missouri bars a lesbian parishioner from receiving communion at her mother's funeral.

WATCH: Jesuit Series Spotlights Faithful Lives of LGBT Catholics
February 04 2014 11:36 PM ET

WATCH: Series Spotlights Faithful Lives of LGBT Catholics

Michael O'Loughlin

A Jesuit production company invites LGBT Catholics to tell their stories.

WATCH: Ill. Catholic Bishop Says Gays Need 'Discipline,' Like Kids
January 30 2014 5:22 PM ET

WATCH: Ill. Catholic Bishop Says Gays Need 'Discipline,' Like Kids

Trudy Ring

Bishop Thomas John Paprocki, who conducted an exorcism service the day the Illinois marriage equality bill was signed into law, has also repeated his assertion that Satan is behind same-sex marriage.

Rolling Stone Cover Story Calls Pope Francis 'Revolutionary'
January 30 2014 3:33 PM ET

Rolling Stone Cover Story Calls Pope Francis 'Revolutionary'

Michael O'Loughlin

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.

Catholics Urge Pope Francis to Speak Out for LGBT Rights
January 28 2014 5:34 PM ET

Catholics Urge Pope Francis to Speak Out for LGBT Rights

Michael O'Loughlin

A group of Catholics is urging Pope Francis to speak out against laws criminalizing homosexuality.

Report: Knights of Columbus Spends Millions to Fight LGBT Rights
January 28 2014 6:00 AM ET

Knights of Columbus Spend Millions Fighting LGBT Rights

Michael O'Loughlin

The Catholic fraternal organization, tasked with promoting charity and unity, appears to be greatly focused on fighting marriage equality and other LGBT causes.

PHOTOS: Protesting Religious Homophobia With Kisses in Spain
January 24 2014 4:05 PM ET

PHOTOS: Protesting Religious Homophobia With Kisses in Spain

Advocate.com Editors

In Málaga, protesters staged a kiss-in to register their objections to a Roman Catholic cardinal's statement that homosexuality is a 'defect.'

Spanish Cardinal Likens Homosexuality to High Blood Pressure, Says Cure Is Possible
January 24 2014 3:07 PM ET

Spanish Cardinal Likens Homosexuality to High Blood Pressure, Says Cure Is Possible

Michael O'Loughlin

Gay people can “recover and become normal with the right treatment,” says Fernando Sebastián, recently elevated to cardinal by Pope Francis.

WATCH: Top Official Resigns From School That Ousted Gay Vice Principal
January 22 2014 3:32 PM ET

WATCH: Top Official Resigns From School That Ousted Gay Vice Principal

Trudy Ring

The president of Eastside Catholic High School in Washington State has resigned a month after a vice principal was forced out for his same-sex marriage.

Seattle Archbishop Defends Firing of Gay Vice Principal
January 16 2014 2:10 PM ET

Seattle Archbishop Defends Firing of Gay Vice Principal

Daniel Reynolds

After weeks of protest from students, Archbishop J. Peter Sartain has announced that the Church will stand firm in its support of Eastside Catholic's decision to fire gay administrator Mark Zmuda for marrying his partner.

WATCH: Lesbian Teacher to Wear Engagement Ring to Work at Catholic School
January 07 2014 3:37 PM ET

Lesbian Teacher Gets Engaged, Wears Ring to Catholic School

Sunnivie Brydum

Stephanie Merrow is a drama teacher at Eastside Catholic High School in Sammammish, Wash., which recently dismissed its vice principal after he married another man.

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