The church has brought 'immeasurable suffering' to LGBT Catholics and their loved ones, Krzysztof Charamsa says in a letter to Pope Francis.
He says he was initially told his same-sex marriage would pose no problems, but he was fired after about a week of work.
Those who oppose church teaching shouldn't receive the sacraments, says Newark's archbishop.
The order objects to new Indian government rules allowing adoption by single parents — who might be gay or lesbian.
Krzysztof Charamsa, fired by the Vatican after coming out, says he met other gay priests at the Holy See — some self-loathing, some 'fantastic' clergymen — but no organized gay network.
Yayo Grassi, who brought his partner and friends to meet with Pope Francis in Washington, says he's long had warm acceptance from the pontiff.
A Hungarian cardinal opens the family issues synod with a denunciation of gay relationships, while Pope Francis walks the line between upholding doctrine and welcoming all.