“If the Pope was here and talking about love, compassion and equality for everyone, Ugandans will listen,” said one activist.
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) But the churchmen from around the world may be looking to Pope Francis to rescue them from irreconcilable differences over reform. An African cardinal who compared gay liberation to Islamic fundamentalism may not help matters.
(RNS) As the only openly gay person invited to speak about homosexuality during a Vatican-approved World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, Belgau is taking heat from both left and right.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Protesters have called for tactics ranging from throwing rotten eggs at the president to encouraging prostitutes to march naked in the streets during his visit.
(RNS) The priest said he had never intended to make his sexual orientation an issue or to advocate for gay Catholics. But he said he has decided to welcome the opportunity that the crisis presented him.
(RNS) As India grapples with gay rights, theologians and historians often disagree on whether homosexuality is compatible with Hinduism.
(RNS) Amid the national buzz over transgender celebrity Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone denounced the spread of “gender ideology” and warned that it threatens the very foundation of the church’s faith.
(RNS) The Rev. Warren Hall told Outsports, a magazine for gay athletes, that while he remained committed to his vocation as a priest and to his vow of celibacy, he was not going to hide his sexual orientation.
DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) “There is a possibility that on gay rights and marriage equality, God is speaking more through the judiciary than God is speaking through the United Methodist Church,” he says.