Catholic Cardinal: 'Homosexuals Are Not Criminals'
March 04 2014 6:01 PM ET

Catholic Cardinal: 'Homosexuals Are Not Criminals'

Michael O'Loughlin

A high-ranking Vatican official condemns Uganda's antigay law.

American Jesuits: Church Must Denounce Criminalization of Homosexuality
March 03 2014 6:41 PM ET

American Jesuits: Church Must Denounce Criminalization of Homosexuality

Michael O'Loughlin

A U.S. Jesuit magazine has published an editorial taking to task Catholics who support draconian laws criminalizing homosexuality.

Most Religious Americans Support Marriage Equality
February 26 2014 1:03 AM ET

Religious Americans Support Marriage Equality

Michael O'Loughlin

A new poll finds that religious Americans, across denominational lines, support marriage equality.

Gay Catholic Says Priest Denied Him Communion, Last Rites
February 21 2014 4:20 PM ET

Gay Catholic Says Priest Denied Him Communion, Last Rites

Michael O'Loughlin

A gay man in Washington, D.C., says a Catholic chaplain denied him communion and anointing of the sick after learning of his sexuality.

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.'

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