(RNS) The church’s leaders say the ban brings moral credibility to the office and guides the conduct of those who want to be bishop.
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(RNS) Treating the LGBT rights/religious freedom conversation as a zero-sum game where one can only “win” at the expense of the other is actually a “no-win” for all of us.
(RNS) If you follow the headlines, it feels like an invisible finger has flicked the first domino in a long row of tiles. But don’t be fooled.
(RNS) Some U.S. dioceses, which account for nearly half of all annulment cases in the global Catholic Church, no longer charge fees, usually about $400, to obtain an annulment.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican once talked about the “gifts and qualities” of LGBT Catholics. Now, church leaders want to know how to help families where someone has “homosexual tendencies.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Southern Baptist ethicist said the sexual revolution appeared to have imposed a new patriarchy that enabled men to “pursue a Darwinian fantasy of the predatory alpha male” for the pursuit of power and pleasure.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “The mother church has so much generosity it could provide justice free of charge,” Pope Francis said.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The Nashville conference was remarkable for two notable shifts: a change in tone — call it a kinder, gentler opposition to homosexuality — and a pragmatic concession that the fight over gay marriage is largely lost.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Saturday’s vote was an abrupt about-face from Monday’s mid-term report from the Synod, which spoke of “welcoming homosexual persons” and acknowledging the gifts they have to offer the wider church.