Op-ed: Pope Francis: One Year In, Door Slightly Ajar for LGBT People

Pope Francis: One Year In, Door Slightly Ajar for LGBTs

Progress for LGBT people in the religious sphere will not mirror advances at the ballot box or in the courts, but Pope Francis is showing how it's possible.

Fired Gay Administrator Sues Wash. Catholic School

Fired Gay Administrator Sues Wash. Catholic School

Mark Zmuda, forced out at a Catholic school near Seattle after marrying his partner, is filing a wrongful-termination suit.

Meet the Controversial Spiritual Adviser to Trans People

Meet the Controversial Spiritual Adviser to Trans People

A Catholic nun has provided religious counseling for hundreds of transgender people throughout the U.S.

Pope's Civil Unions Comments Spur Hope — But Caution Too

Pope's Civil Unions Comments Spur Hope — But Caution Too

The Vatican emphasizes that Pope Francis did not intend to enter the debate over same-sex civil unions, but some say he's opened the door wider for such discussions.

Catholic Cardinal: 'Homosexuals Are Not Criminals'

Catholic Cardinal: 'Homosexuals Are Not Criminals'

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

American Jesuits: Church Must Denounce Criminalization of Homosexuality

American Jesuits: Church Must Denounce Criminalization of Homosexuality

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

Religious Americans Support Marriage Equality

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

Gay Catholic Says Priest Denied Him Communion, Last Rites

Gay Catholic Says Priest Denied Him Communion, Last Rites

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

Catholics Urge Church to Evolve on Same-Sex Relationships

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

Irish Archbishop: Stop Homophobia in the Church

Irish Archbishop: Stop Homophobia in the Church

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

Catholic Priest Denies Communion to Lesbian at Mother's Funeral

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

WATCH: Series Spotlights Faithful Lives of LGBT Catholics

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

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

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

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.

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