French lawmakers have denounced that gay ‘conversion therapy’ is “based on a false conception of homosexuality”.
To link homosexuality and pedophilia is a “great injustice” and a “criminalisation” of gay sexual and affective identity, a key Vatican official has insisted.
A German theologian has blasted “right-wing” Catholics and some Vatican officials for spreading the myth that homosexuality increases the risk of child abuse.
The German Bishops have insisted that homosexuality is “normal” and “unchangeable” and that sexual relations after divorce and remarriage is not a “serious sin”.
The “wild psychotherapy” behind Christian gay ‘conversion therapy’ is “very deeply destabilising” for its victims, a French expert has denounced.
A key association of German laity is pressuring the country’s bishops to avoid “hardships” and “existential emergencies” for gay couples by approving Church blessings for their partnerships.
Tens if not hundreds of thousands of LGBT people around the world fall prey each year to gay “conversion therapy”.
The Pope railed in a major speech Friday against ecological sins and the resurgence of “Nazi”-inspired homophobia, anti-Semitism and Romaphobia.
The Pope has shown “concern” for a lesbian Christian survivor of gay ‘conversion therapy’ that he met Thursday in an audience.
A Polish artist is decrying with a new show the Church’s incitement of “hatred” towards LGBT+ people.
An Austrian priest has celebrated a “liturgy of thanksgiving” for two lesbians in a civil marriage who are both “believing Christians”.
LGBT+ people “remain part of the church in order to give witness to the face of God”, a gay Irish priest and human rights activist has insisted.
Irish seminary authorities are defying a Vatican ban and welcoming celibate gay men to the priesthood.
Switzerland’s Protestant Churches have voted in favour of giving a legal basis to same-sex marriage ahead of a parliamentary vote on the matter next year.
A gay Irish Catholic priest is to be honoured with a prestigious Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad.
Voices in the German Church are welcoming the Amazon Synod as an “event with meaning for the Universal Church and a success for Pope Francis”.
Iceland’s Catholics are calling for more influence on politics in the country, apparently on “life” and “human rights” issues but also to condemn same-sex marriage and abortion.
A Barcelona priest has expressed his desire to one day celebrate a same-sex marriage in a church, saying there are no “decisive” theological reasons not to do so.
Poland’s Bishops are being accused of complicity in a controversial new draft law that could see teachers of sex education to children punished with five-year jail terms.
The next major Vatican meet after this month’s Amazon Synod should be a forum on gender and sexuality, a leading US group of LGBTQ Catholics has suggested.
A group of Polish Catholics is protesting “that there is less and less of Jesus’s message present” in the Catholic Church in the country.
A French bishop has warned the faithful over the “confusion” being created by a breakaway Church not in communion with the Vatican.
The new Vatican Synod secretary is a critic of “closed doors” migrant policies in Europe, a defender of divorced and remarried Catholics who want to take communion, and a supporter of the civil recognition of same-sex partnerships.
Slovak LGBT+ Christians and their supporters are hoping that the country’s swing to the left politically will bring an end to years of Church-backed oppression.
Päivi Räsänen is a Finnish politician currently under police investigation for an alleged homophobic hate crime.
“We exist. We are humans. We deserve dignity!”, Maltese rainbow Catholics have cried on the occasion of Malta Pride Week 2019.
The Catholic diocese of Basel, the Swiss Church’s largest, has come out in support of civil marriage equality and of Church blessings for same-sex couples.
An overwhelming majority of the Catholic faithful in the Irish diocese of Killala are in favour of married priests, a change in Church teaching on homosexuality and the ordination of women.
Pope Francis named 13 new cardinals in a surprise move on Sunday, including prelates from Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg, Italy and Lithuania.