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.
Roman Catholic bishops will meet at the Vatican beginning Sunday to discuss family issues, and LGBT groups hope to be heard.
The secret meeting in Washington between the antigay Kentucky clerk and the leader of the Roman Catholic Church was carefully planned, says Davis's attorney.