LGBT

Thumbnail bathroom sign credit amboo who via flickr cc by sa 20 cna 11 4 15 1 After bathroom scare, ACLU leader resigns over transgender stance

The head of the Georgia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has resigned after a scare with her daughters involving men entering a...

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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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Thumbnail gender credit fieldwork via shutterstock California bill seeks to punish 'misgendering' with jail time

A new bill in California would punish the ‘misgendering’ of nursing home and long-term care patients with hefty fines and even jail time. In...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 122538763 California LGBT student bill modified for religious schools

A California bill for LGBT students that threatened to withhold government grants from religious schools has been modified after the bill was seen...

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Thumbnail classroom credit wk1003mike via wwwshutterstockcom cna California religious colleges dodge a bullet. But what's next?

Sacramento, Calif., Aug 16, 2016 / 04:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A bill that threatened to defund California religious colleges that do not accept...

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Thumbnail orlando vigil los angeles Catholic leaders condemn Orlando massacre

Pope Francis condemned the massacre of innocent victims at a gay nightclub in Florida, which left 50 dead and 53 injured on June 12. “The...

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Thumbnail revelers march in the annual st patricks day parade along fifth ave in manhattan on march 17 2014 credit andrew burton getty images news getty images cna 9 15 14 Catholic League withdraws from St. Patrick's Day Parade

Controversy over the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade continues as the Catholic League has withdrawn its delegation, charging that parade...

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Thumbnail virginia state capitol credit joseph sohm via wwwshutterstockcom cna Centuries of religious freedom at risk with Virginia veto, Catholic bishops warn

The veto of a religious freedom bill means faith-based groups that support marriage as a union of a man and a woman won’t have needed protections,...

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Thumbnail bagpipers march in the st patricks day parade along fifth ave in new york city march 17 2014 credit andrew burton getty images news getty images cna 9 4 14 Concerns, confusion swirl over LGBT group in St. Patrick's parade

A spokesman for the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade said the inclusion of an LGBT activist group in the traditionally Catholic parade was a...

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Thumbnail rainbow flag credit guillaume paumier via flickr filter added cc by 20 cna 10 2 15 2 Concerns over religious freedom help sink LGBT bills

Religious liberty was among the primary concerns that ultimately defeated controversial legislation aimed at enforcing a 2014 LGBT executive order...

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Thumbnail men women bathroom credit tony gonzalez via flickr cc by nc nd 20 black and white added cna 11 4 15 Equality doesn't mean men in the ladies' room, Houston voters say

Houston voters on Tuesday repealed a strict anti-discrimination ordinance by a vote of 61 to 39 percent, following concerns that the law’s broad...

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Thumbnail fr jim martin credit kerry weber via wikipedia cc 40 cna Father James Martin wins award from dissenting Catholic group

Washington D.C., Sep 7, 2016 / 05:25 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Media personality and America magazine editor Father James Martin, S.J. will receive an...

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Thumbnail prayer candles credit grey world via flickr cc by 20 cna 3 Filipino bishops: Moral disagreement is no excuse for hatred, violence

Encounter and dialogue are the proper response to disagreements over morality, said the Catholic bishops of the Philippines, emphasizing in the...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 292361105 For US bishops, Pope Francis brings clarity to transgender issues

As an alternative to the “deeply disturbing” new federal guidance on transgender regulations for schools, the U.S. bishops pointed to the words of...

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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 cardinal robert sarah prefect of the congregation for divine worship and the discipline of the sacraments at the vatican feb 10 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 2 cna 2 10 15 In rare WSJ op-ed, Cardinal Sarah says Fr. Martin's LGBT outreach falls short

Catholic outreach to LGBT individuals must always include the truth about Catholic teaching and chastity, Cardinal Robert Sarah said in an article...

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Thumbnail tv2000 screenhot cna Italian bishops' television pulls invite to trans-sexual activist

Following protests from viewers, the Italian bishops' conference-run TV station has withdrawn an invitation to a popular Italian trans-sexual and...

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Thumbnail judge gavel on table credit creative commons via elizabeth ziegler flickr cna LGBT activist leader faces sex crimes charges involving teen

A founder of the Human Rights Campaign, an influential gay advocacy group that has begun targeting Catholic bishops for protests, has been arrested...

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