The National Catholic Committee on Scouting released a non-committal statement about the new proposed policy of dropping the ban on gay scouts, but retaining it for gay scout leaders.
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El Rvdo. Manny Santiago, un pastor abiertamente gay sirviendo a una iglesia bautista en Seattle, expresa su deseo a los Tres Reyes Magos a que haya una mayor conciencia en la comunidad latina acerca de la comunidad LGBT.
In the days and weeks following Cardinal Francis George of Chicago’s comparison of the LGBT community to the Ku Klux Klan, Catholics have continued to organize and speak out. Many Catholics have found the Cardinal’s comments and the ensuing backlash to be an opportunity to educate the Roman Catholic hierarchy on the reality of LGBT Catholics. Dignity Chicago is one of several Dignity chapters celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. Comments like those of Cardinal George’s are one of the reasons why the prophetic call of Dignity is as important now as it was 40 years ago.
In the days following Chicago Cardinal Francis George’s comparison that the LGBT movement could “morph into something like the Ku Klux Klan, demonstrating in the streets against Catholicism,” LGBT-affirming Catholics have spoken out against such harmful words and for the unity of their church with the LGBT community.
Chicago Fox Affiliate aired a segment featuring Cardinal Francis George who aired dangerous ideas comparing LGBT people to the KKK.
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Fifty Christian clergy and lay leaders in Anchorage, Alaska, announced the formation of Christians for Equality. Christians for Equality was formed around the ongoing work to pass a non-discrimination ordinance that protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in hiring, housing and education.
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional,
The Star-Ledger, New Jersey's highest-circulating online and print newspaper, informally surveyed a number of Newark African American pastors on LGBT equality and acceptance in the Black church.
A gay couple from Massachusetts sued a Roman Catholic diocese Monday for allegedly refusing to sell them a mansion because church officials were concerned they would host gay weddings there.
For Janice Covington, being selected as the first openly transgender delegate from North Carolina to the Democratic
Members of the “hacktivist” group Anonymous have taken down the government websites of several African countries wit
Like their Christian and Jewish counterparts, conservative Muslims commit scriptural violence by denying the humanit
About 20 Catholics sat on folding chairs and old sofas in Ed Burg's basement, snacking on cookies and candy and talk
Most Holy Redeemer is at a crossroads.
A few months ago, a young Orthodox rabbi decided to “come out of the closet,” in a sense, when he publicly identified himself as an “LGBT ally,” referring to lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people.
A lesbian couple participated in the