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

Pope Francis bemoans "gay lobby" at Vatican

Pope Francis lamented that a "gay lobby" was at work at the Vatican in private remarks to the leadership of a key Latin American church group — a stunning acknowledgment that appears to confirm earlier reports about corruption and dysfunction in the Holy See.
CBS News
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June 12, 2013

An ally speaker uninvited, Europe's first gay-friendly mosque, and anti-LGBT Brazilian evangelists: Religion News Summary for June 6, 2013

Take a look at the last week in LGBT religion news: LGBT people of faith celebrate Pride, we learn which religions support LGBT people, and repercussions for LGBT-friendly faith communities.

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Evangelicals in Brazil rise in power, with consequences for Catholics, gays

When televangelist Silas Malafaia gathered 40,000 followers outside Brazil's Congress this week, it wasn't just to raise their arms to the sky and praise the Lord. "Gay activism is moral garbage," Malafaia roared into the microphone to a cheering crowd on the grassy esplanade of the Brazilian capital. "Satan will not destroy our family values."
Huffington Post
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June 11, 2013

Young LGBT voices: what does pride mean to you? - Chelsea Shamy

Chelsea says Pride isn't just a month to her, it's a state of mind, living every day out with integrity and honesty so she can make a difference for others.

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June 10, 2013

Study Describes Harm Done By 'Ex-Gay Therapy'

The detailed results of the first 18 months of an ongoing study on so-called 'ex-gay reparative therapy' released this week illustrate the dangerous and often abusive attempts made by anti-gay counselors to "cure" non-heterosexual attraction.

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