(RNS) The San Francisco archbishop is under fire for morality clauses for Catholic schoolteachers, and a pamphlet distributed to children that asked them about masturbation and abortion.
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NEW YORK (RNS) The Catholic League will not march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade down Fifth Avenue, and Cardinal Timothy Dolan is still taking most of the heat.
(RNS) InterVarsity has been challenged on more than 40 college campuses, but California State University, with 23 campuses, is the biggest — so far.
NEW YORK (RNS) After years of resistance, a group of gays and lesbians will be allowed to march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade for the first time under their own banner, and Cardinal Timothy Dolan said he’s OK with that.
(RNS) The result was a split-the-baby solution that largely pleased Obama’s gay rights supporters while mollifying some religious critics and leaving enough ambiguity to blunt the opposition of more hard-line foes.
BALTIMORE (RNS) Southern Baptists voted to affirm “God’s good design” that gender is set by biology, “not by one’s self-perception.”
(RNS) The Catholic Church has taken a lot of heat over its stance against gay rights and for policies that often bar openly gay people from participating in church life. But the University of Notre Dame, an icon of American Catholicism, is going against the flow by supporting student athletes who come out as gay.
(RNS) The potential for a robust alliance between the White House and the nation’s largest church fizzled almost from the start of Obama’s candidacy in 2007, and a relationship that started badly went downhill when he was elected.
(RNS) Fights in Arizona and Kansas about denying services to gays and lesbians mirrors the national debate on whether the religious rights of business owners also extend to their for-profit companies.