Topics :: gay church officials
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By Nicole Winfield | Tuesday Jun 11, 2013
Pope Francis lamented that a "gay lobby" was at work at the Vatican in private remarks to the leadership of a key Latin American church group - a stunning acknowledgment that may confirm earlier reports about corruption and dysfunction in the Holy See.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jan 9, 2013
The Church of England announced new rules that allows gay clergy who are in civil partnerships to become bishops - as long as they remain celibate.
By LISA LEFF | Wednesday Aug 25, 2010
A retired Presbyterian minister is facing a church trial for performing weddings of gay couples during the brief period when same-sex marriage was legal in California.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Jul 23, 2010
Italy, a devoutly Catholic country, has been shocked at reports of Catholic priests being filmed having sex in gay clubs by a magazine reporter.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jul 7, 2010
A Roman Catholic priest in Waterbury, Connecticut has been accused of stealing more than $1 million from his parish and spending the money on lavish meals, clothing--and encounters with male prostitutes.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jul 5, 2010
The nomination of gay U.K. Anglican cleric to become a bishop threatens to sunder the Anglican church anew.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Dec 7, 2009
The election of an open lesbian to the post of assistant bishop in Los Angeles marks the second time the United States’ arm of the Anglican church has named a GLBT candidate to such a post, but some fear the occasion--celebrated by gay people of faith--could precipitate a final fracture in the Anglican church.
Friday Dec 4, 2009
Clergy and laypeople voting to replace two retiring assistant bishops in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles will choose Friday from a pool that includes two openly gay candidates.
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