Topics :: gay people of faith
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By Andrew Clark | Monday Feb 25, 2013
With the unexpected resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, some in the LGBT community expressed the hope that the Church would engage in a meaningful conversation about LGBT rights. Others aren’t as optimistic.
By Kilian Melloy | Sunday Sep 11, 2011
As America looks back at the events of Sept. 11, 2001, a heroic figure in the form of a gay Catholic priest emerges.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Mar 4, 2011
Anglican bishops on both sides of the issue of gay clergy have come together to discuss the issue, while a Presbyterian church trial has cleared a gay pastor who married his same-sex spouse in California in 2008.
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Feb 15, 2011
The British government is thinking about lifting a ban on civil partnership ceremonies being carried out in houses of worship. But one Anglican bishop has a message for same-sex families: No way!
By A. Sebastian Fortino | Friday Feb 4, 2011
Last year SFGN had the opportunity to speak with Nathan Manske, the Brooklyn-based founder of I’m From Driftwood, a website which collects the stories of LGBT people across the country.
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.
Thursday Jun 3, 2010
The spiritual leader of the world’s Anglicans wants to sideline provinces that violate moratoria on ordaining partnered gays and on other contentious activity in the splintering fellowship.
By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Jun 3, 2010
In the wake of the pedophile priest scandal that has rocked the catholic church globally, U.S. Catholic seminaries are doing their best to ensure that the priesthood is free of... gays.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Feb 26, 2010
Progressive Catholics maybe on a collision course with the guardians of their faith’s doctrine--especially when it comes to civil rights issues affecting GLBTs, marriage equality among them.
By Nicole Winfield | Tuesday Feb 2, 2010
Pope Benedict XVI confirmed Monday he would visit Britain later this year, a trip that has grown fraught following his move to welcome into the Roman Catholic Church groups of Anglicans upset over the ordination of gays and women.
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