Catholic Church

The latest news about the Catholic Church and its stand on LGBT equality. Historically, the Catholic Church has taken a strong stance against the LGBT community, same-sex relationships, and issues of marriage equality. In recent years, the Church has been plagued by scandals regarding sex abuse cases between priests and children, with many criticizing the organization for sheltering the perpetrators. The Roman Catholic Church counts over one billion members worldwide, making it the largest Christian organization in the world. The Catholic Church is led by the Pope, also known as the Bishop of Rome.

Oliver Knight is now suing the Catholic hospital in northern California.

March 23 2019 4:27 PM

The Girls star writes in a new memoir that a priest sexually abused him at a time when he was already struggling with his sexuality. 

March 15 2019 7:31 PM

As Pope Francis tries to save his job — partly by denigrating gay men — we need to save the children.

March 14 2019 6:36 AM

Amid the latest scandal, Catholic powerbrokers are being pulled in different directions. But there could be a way forward.

March 01 2019 5:33 AM

A group of LGBTQ Catholics recently attended the Church's World Youth Day to spread a message of love — and counter the ugliness coming from the Vatican.

February 21 2019 7:27 AM

The Pontiff's statement ahead of the church's summit on sexual abuse coincided with a letter from cardinals that blamed the abuse on homosexuality. 

February 20 2019 3:31 PM

Pope Francis's latest comments indicate he may be gearing up to blame LGBTQ people for the Catholic Church's child sex scandals.

December 05 2018 6:01 AM
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