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Anti-LGBT Christian Group Cries 'Bah Humbug' at Same-Sex Nativity Ornaments

Dec 19
A British anti-gay Christian group is up in arms over a set of Christmas ornaments depicting the manger scene with same-sex parents.

Plaintiffs: Mississippi Law Takes Sides in Religious Debate

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Dec 16
Gay rights groups and others are asking a federal appeals court to keep blocking a Mississippi law that would let merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples.

Watch: Ariz. Man Spews Anti-Gay Tirade at LGBT Church, Says Trump Gave Him Permission

Dec 13
A man from Tempe, Ariz. is making headlines this week after busting into an LGBT-friendly church last Wednesday and shouting anti-gay language. The man said he felt he's allowed to spew hateful language because Donald Trump was elected president.

4 Churches Drop Lawsuit Challenging State's Transgender Law

Dec 13
Four churches have withdrawn a federal lawsuit that claimed a state law prohibiting discrimination against transgender people in public restrooms violated their constitutional right to religious freedom.

The Call to Serve :: LGBTQ Religious Leaders' Challenges, Rewards

By Maria Dominguez | Dec 11
Past decades have seen an ever-increasing number of faith leaders and even new faith traditions born on the principles of equality and universal love.

Georgia Churches Split by Slavery Confront Painful Past

Dec 7
Two neighboring Baptist churches with a complicated history are working to forge a new relationship.

Watch: Bishop Claims He Can Make Penises Larger By Rubbing Them

Dec 7
A bishop from Ghana is making headlines this week after claiming he can increase the size of men's penises by... rubbing them with his hands.

HGTV Responds to BuzzFeed Report on 'Fixer Upper' Stars Attending Anti-Gay Church

Dec 2
The HGTV network is responding to a report published by BuzzFeed that takes aim at the hosts of a popular show over their affiliation with a nondenominational, evangelical church that strictly opposes gay marriage and supports conversion therapy.

Pope Chats with Scorsese, Tells Director He Read 'Silence'

Nov 30
Pope Francis has met with director Martin Scorsese, whose new film, "Silence," about Jesuit missionaries in 17th-century Japan, was screened this week in Rome.

Ind. Church Blocks Man from Singing at Grandmother's Funeral Over 'Gay Lifestyle'

Nov 29
A man from Decatur, Ind. says a priest refused to allow him to sing at his own grandmother's funeral because he attended a gay pride rally last year and it could bring a "scandal" to the church.

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