(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.
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(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.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The nation’s highest court ruled that refusing to register a gay rights organization infringed on the constitutional rights of free association for LGBT Kenyans.
INDIANAPOLIS — Senate President Pro Tem David Long said the change will “unequivocably state that Indiana’s (religious freedom) law does not and will not be able to discriminate against anyone, anywhere at any time.”
NEW YORK (RNS) The New York parade marches down Fifth Avenue on Tuesday (March 17), the saint’s feast day, and Cardinal Timothy Dolan is facing renewed calls from conservative Catholics to step down as grand marshal.
(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.
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.