Over the weekend, the Vatican released a final document on marriage and family, and all neutral to positive mentions of LGBT people, as well as those who cohabit or divorce, were removed.
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
Across social media, blogs, churches, mosques, synagogues, small groups, youth groups, and more, people are talking about how faith groups can take action to oppose bullying and stand in solidarity with LGBT youth for Spirit Day.
Catholic LGBT advocates see a shift in the way that the church talks about LGBT people and their relationships during the Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and Family.
In recent news,the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church have given both positive and negative signals on the issue of the acceptance of LGBT people into the Roman Catholic Church.
The Vatican Synod on Marriage and the Family has broken the silence on LGBT couples and families, with mention by the leaders of the Australian Catholic Marriage and Family Council.
The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer said, without hesitation or alternate interpretation, that marriage equality is "as morally bankrupt and indefensible as the institution of slavery"
A new video series highlights Black LGBT-affirming pastors in the south.