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Anti-LGBTQ Christian Group Buys Shuttered Gay Bar Building

Anti-LGBTQ Christian Group Buys Shuttered Gay Bar Building

Feb 4
A Christian group that considers homosexuality to be immoral has bought a building that until late last year housed one of Ohio's oldest gay bars.

Vatican Nixes Former Irish President from Women's Day Event

Vatican Nixes Former Irish President from Women's Day Event

By Nicole Winfield | Feb 2
A group that advocates for greater leadership roles for women in the Catholic Church says the Vatican has refused to let former Irish President Mary McAleese to participate in an annual event marking International Women's Day.

Violently Anti-Gay Arizona Preacher Bounced By... Jamaica?

Violently Anti-Gay Arizona Preacher Bounced By... Jamaica?

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 30
Arizona's Steven Anderson, a Baptist pastor known for his violently anti-LGBTQ rhetoric, has been tossed out of, or denied entrance into, assorted countries around the world. But Jamaica? It's true.

Sex Abuse Prevention to Feature at Vatican's Family Meeting

Sex Abuse Prevention to Feature at Vatican's Family Meeting

By Nicole Winfield | Jan 25
The Vatican's upcoming conference on families in Ireland will feature a seminar on child protection, after the church's sex abuse scandal devastated the credibility of the Catholic Church in the country.

Imagine Dragons Singer in Sundance Film About LGBT Mormons

Imagine Dragons Singer in Sundance Film About LGBT Mormons

By Brady McCombs and Ryan Pearson | Jan 24
The Mormon frontman of the Imagine Dragons rock band hopes the Sundance Film Festival documentary that follows his journey to becoming an advocate for LGBT Mormon youth triggers real change by his religion's leaders.

Pope Apologizes to Abuse Victims, but Defends Chilean Bishop

Pope Apologizes to Abuse Victims, but Defends Chilean Bishop

By Nicole Winfield | Jan 22
Pope Francis apologized for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show "proof" to be believed, saying he realized it was a "slap in the face" to victims that he never intended.

Pope Wraps Latin America Trip Haunted by Chile Abuse Scandal

Pope Wraps Latin America Trip Haunted by Chile Abuse Scandal

By Nicole Winfield and Christine Armarjo | Jan 21
Controversy over Pope Francis' accusations that Chilean sex abuse victims slandered a bishop continued to cast a shadow over what has become the most contested and violent trip of his papacy.

Catholic University Cancels LGBTQ Exhibit Amid Charges of 'Evil'

Catholic University Cancels LGBTQ Exhibit Amid Charges of 'Evil'

Jan 21
A Catholic university in Wichita canceled an exhibit intended to highlight contributions to the arts by LGBTQ Kansans after it heard "community concerns" that the exhibit would expose students to "evil."

Church Conservatives Question Pope's Airborne Nuptials

Church Conservatives Question Pope's Airborne Nuptials

By Nicole Winfield | Jan 20
A day after Pope Francis grabbed headlines by pronouncing two flight attendants man and wife while flying 36,000 feet over Chile, the conservative Catholic commentariat on Friday questioned the legitimacy of the impromptu sacrament.

Pope Shocks Chile By Accusing Sex Abuse Victims of Slander

Pope Shocks Chile By Accusing Sex Abuse Victims of Slander

By Nicole Winfield | Jan 19
Pope Francis accused victims of Chile's most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.

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