Topics :: Catholic
Tuesday Aug 13, 2013
A Boy Scout troop that holds its meeting at a Catholic church in northwestern Wisconsin has been told to start looking for a new place to gather.
By Gillian Flaccus | Wednesday Jul 31, 2013
Hundreds of pages of secret church files released Wednesday shed light on the troublesome careers of a dozen religious order priests, brothers and nuns accused of sexually abusing children while working in the nation’s largest Roman Catholic archdiocese.
By Antoinette Weil | Thursday Jul 4, 2013
As the pope acknowledges the existence of a "gay lobby" within the Vatican, the Italian press uncovers an alleged secret blogspot used as a gay hookup site for closeted gay clergy.
By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 15, 2013
A London Catholic school said their decision to call in gay rights group Stonewall to give lessons on homophobic bullying was not prompted by a five-year-old boy calling another student’s shoes "gay."
By Nicole Winfield | Wednesday May 15, 2013
The Scottish cardinal who resigned as archbishop after admitting to sexual misconduct will leave Scotland for months of prayer and atonement, the Vatican said Wednesday in a rare sanction.
By Jason St. Amand | Monday Apr 8, 2013
Some gay rights activists and Catholic Church experts have found themselves at odds when interpreting comments made by two cardinals recently.
Monday Apr 1, 2013
The archbishop of New York says the Roman Catholic Church has to make sure that its defense of marriage is not reduced to an attack on gays.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Mar 15, 2013
The world watched the Catholic Church announce on Wednesday that Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio would become the new pope. As soon as the news broke, critics and pundits started to speculate over Pope Francis’ views, especially on gay rights.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 12, 2013
Even officials in the Catholic Church are slamming their hierarchy for rank hypocrisy in the light of the now-former prelate for Scotland, Cardinal Keith O’Brien O’Brien, admitted to having relations with fellow priests.
By Rob Gillies | Tuesday Mar 5, 2013
Cardinal Marc Ouellet once said that being pope "would be a nightmare" but his high-profile position as head of the Vatican’s office for bishops, his conservative leanings, his years in Latin America and his work in Rome make him a viable candidate.