Topics :: Catholic
By Peter Cassels | Monday Mar 28, 2011
The head of the Southern Baptists is among a growing number of conservative & evangelical Christians who’s conceded that gay marriage is inevitable. But there’s another movement to make the U.S. a theocracy. EDGE explores the coming triumph & challenges.
By Joe Siegel | Wednesday Mar 9, 2011
Congressman James Langevin [D-R.I.] announced earlier this month he now supports marriage for gays and lesbians, but Rhode Island Catholics remain divided over the issue as lawmakers debate a measure that would allow same-sex couples to tie the knot in the Ocean State.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Friday Feb 18, 2011
Chicago Cardinal Francis George was among those who criticized the Gay Liberation Network’s Valentine’s Day protest outside the city’s Holy Name Cathedral, but LGBT groups are courting lay Catholics who increasingly support marriage equality and other issues.
By Steve Weinstein | Friday Jan 14, 2011
A prominent scientist has been appointed to an advisory committee to the pope -- but his liberal views on abortion and gay rights have Catholic activists up in arms.
By Nicole Winfield | Sunday Dec 26, 2010
In his annual Christmas message, the pope made barely veiled disparaging references to gay marriage in between advocating for the protection of Catholics in nations like Nigeria and Iraq.
By Rachel Zoll | Tuesday Oct 26, 2010
Pressure is on to change the Roman Catholic Church in America, but it’s not coming from the usual liberal suspects. A new breed of theological conservatives has taken to blogs and YouTube to say the church isn’t Catholic enough.
Monday Oct 11, 2010
Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino told Orthodox Jewish leaders on Sunday he doesn’t want children "brainwashed into thinking that homosexuality" is acceptable.
Monday Oct 11, 2010
Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said Monday that he does not discriminate against gays but thinks young children shouldn’t be exposed to gay culture, especially at gay pride parades.
By Nicole Winfield | Monday Sep 20, 2010
The pope beatified Cardinal Newman, a famous Victorian intellectual who converted from Anglicanism, while the church adamantly denied (plentiful) evidence that the cardinal was gay and in a longtime relationship with another man.
By Steve Weinstein | Monday Sep 20, 2010
Over 20,000 people marched through London to protest the Vatican’s anti-gay stance, as well as priestly child abuse and the pope’s blaming Hitler on atheism, during the pontiff’s visit to the United Kingdom.