Bill Donohue, as the head and pretty much lone voice of the Catholic League, has spent the past many years obsessing about LGBT people. After Pope Francis called for an end to "obsession" about LGBT people, Chris Cuomo asked Donohue if he was changing his tone.
It’s illegal to discriminate against employees or job applicants based on their race, religion, national origin, or sex. S. 815, known as ENDA, would add sexual orientation and gender identity to that list.
Las palabras del Papa Francisco han sido reportadas en todo el mundo. Y, seguramente seran muy alentadoras para las muchos católicos LGBT y sus familias.
El Papa Francisco en una entrevista publicada hoy por revistas jesuitas en varios idiomas y 16 países, dijo que la Iglesia no debe "interferir espiritualmente" en la vida de las personas gays y lesbianas. El Papa se refirió también a la catequesis, la doctrina oficial de la Iglesia Católica que establece que las personas gays y las lesbianas "deben ser acogidos con respeto, compasión y delicadeza".
Pope Francis said that the Roman Catholic church had grown “obsessed” with preaching about abortion, gay marriage and contraception, and that he has chosen not to speak of those issues despite recriminations from some critics.
The Rev. Steve Heiss presided at his first same-sex marriage ceremony in a field in upstate New York on July 7, 2002. At the time, gay marriage was not legal in New York, and it remains illegal in the United Methodist Church.