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Thumbnail marienplatz credit stefan jurca via flickr cc by sa 20 A crisis in the German church? Synod questionnaire would suggest so

The Synod of Bishops began receiving in April responses to a questionnaire that had been sent to dioceses the world over in preparation for...

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Thumbnail mother and child credit mishimoto via flickr cc by 20 cna 6 4 15 African, European bishops' meeting promotes an authentic 'joy of the family'

A group of bishops from across Africa and Europe met last weekend pledging to redouble their efforts in favor of families, and examining challenges...

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Thumbnail rainbow flag credit guillaume paumier via flickr filter added cc by 20 cna 10 2 15 Ahead of the synod, LGBT activists lobby bishops. Here's what they want.

As the Synod on the Family approaches, a well-funded LGBT activist coalition is lobbying bishops to revive controversial language from the debates...

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Thumbnail praying credit luca cerini via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 8 4 15 A voice missing from the synod: faithful Catholics with same-sex attraction

When presenters addressed last year’s Synod of Bishops to discuss challenges facing the family, there was one group who voice was absent – those...

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Leading U.S. bishops voiced strong criticism of an “unprecedented and extreme” new executive order, saying that it adds to discrimination problems...

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Thumbnail rainbow flag credit kevin wong via flickr cc by 20 cna Can you teach the truth and not be a hater? This ministry for gay Catholics says yes.

Phoenix, Ariz., Jan 13, 2017 / 03:14 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a country where gay marriage has gained widespread acceptance – both culturally and...

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Thumbnail rainbow flag credit guillaume paumier via flickr filter added cc by 20 cna 10 2 15 Catholic bishops see trouble in Trump-backed LGBT executive order

Washington D.C., Feb 1, 2017 / 04:16 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops are concerned by the Trump administration’s decision to maintain a...

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Thumbnail prayer credit zoltan voros via flickr cc by 20 cna 6 29 15 Catholic event aims to answer 'challenging' sexuality questions with charity

Phoenix, Ariz., Sep 24, 2016 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Catholic-run conference aims to help clergy, lay ministers, and medical and mental...

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Thumbnail empty classroom credit seth sawyers cc by 20 via flickr cna 12 10 14 Conscience rights for DC religious schools threatened by city vote

The Washington D.C. city council has stripped religious schools of legal protection against certain discrimination lawsuits, voting unanimously to...

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Thumbnail courage logo cna 5 1 14 Courage conference to support Catholics with same-sex attractions

The Courage apostolate will hold a conference at Villanova University this July to continue advancing its spiritual support for men and women with...

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Thumbnail marriage credit ivan galashchuk via wwwshutterstockcom cna 10 14 15 Evangelicals' Nashville Statement 'largely consonant' with Catholic thought

An Evangelical Christian coalition’s statement on marriage, sexuality, and gender identity is “largely consonant” with Catholic thought, according...

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Thumbnail fr jim martin credit kerry weber via wikipedia cc 40 cna Father James Martin disinvited from speaking engagement over protests

Fr. James Martin, S.J., an editor at America magazine, has been disinvited from speaking at the Theological College, a seminary affiliated with the...

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Thumbnail rainbow flag credit guillaume paumier via flickr filter added cc by 20 cna 10 2 15 Fr. James Martin's LGBT book: Where it's strong, where it falls short

Washington D.C., Jun 29, 2017 / 01:10 pm (CNA).- There’s been a lot of chatter about Fr. James Martin’s new book, “Building a Bridge: How the...

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Thumbnail prayer credit jclk8888 via pixabay cco public domain cna 8 4 15 1 Gay Catholic to Synod: Please protect teaching on homosexuality

With the pastoral care of homosexual persons on the agenda of the Synod on the Family, one man with same-sex attraction has appealed to the synod...

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Thumbnail classroom credit p chinnapong via wwwshutterstockcom cna Gay marriage lawsuit against Catholic school not expected to succeed

Charlotte, N.C., Jan 17, 2017 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A lawsuit against a Catholic high school claims that it was illegal discrimination to...

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Thumbnail cardenal antonio canizares foto marta jimnez  aci prensa 'Hate crime' case against Valencia archbishop thrown out

A judge in Spain has thrown out a “hate crime” case concerning Cardinal Antonio Cañizares of Valencia, Spain, ruling that the cardinal’s homily...

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Thumbnail daniel mattsons book cover courtesy of carmel communications cna How Christians can accompany those with same-sex attraction

Have compassion and empathy: especially for those dealing with struggles which are different than yours. This is the message Dan Mattson hopes all...

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Thumbnail st patricks college credit bart busschots via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Irish archbishop moves seminarians from 'gay culture' at St. Patrick's

Dublin, Ireland, Aug 6, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has transferred his seminarians away from Ireland's...

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