Religion and Faith

News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community

Catholic bishops cite 'religious liberty' to oppose marriage equality

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops meets Monday in Baltimore for its national meeting claiming to be 'under siege:' from a broader culture moving toward accepting marriage equality; a White House they often condemn as hostile to Catholic teaching; and state legislatures that church leaders claim are chipping away at religious liberty.

New York Times
November 14, 2011

The Baltimore Sun Highlights Black Pastors' Support of Marriage Equality in Maryland

In a letter to the editor, Rev. Jamie Washington, associate pastor of the Unity Fellowship Church of Baltimore, pointed out The Baltimore Sun’s missed opportunity to highlight the contributions and impact of black LGBT-affirming congregations in their editorial "Marriage equality and race" (Nov. 1).


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