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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 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.
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 Michael K. Lavers | Friday Mar 16, 2012
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley told a group of progressive Catholics in Baltimore on Friday that his state’s marriage equality law upholds both individual and religious freedom.
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 15, 2011
Earlier this month, Catholic Social Services of Southern Illinois took the radical step of separating itself entirely from the church allowing gay and lesbian couples to adopt as well as provide provide foster-care services.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 7, 2011
German Catholic physicians are saying that they can "cure" their so-called "warm brothers" with a homeopathic course of sugar pills.
By Jason Prokowiew | Friday May 27, 2011
Gay Catholics with whom EDGE spoke welcomed a new report that concludes gay priests did not contribute to the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, but they still blame the Church itself for perpetuating that belief.
Sunday May 1, 2011
After playing a key role in defeating a push for gay marriage, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence has urged Rhode Island lawmakers to reject an alternative establishing civil unions for gay couples, calling them a "stepping stone" to gay marriage.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Friday Apr 1, 2011
A new report from the Public Religion Research Institute found 71 percent of Catholics were in favor of gay and lesbian couples legally entering into civil marriages "like you get at city hall." This and other figures reinvigorated pro-LGBT Catholics who continue to seek a more gay-friendly church.
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