12th June 2008
Christian Institute weighs into “gay cure” row 2
12:09 PM — A Christian group notorious for its opposition to gay rights has backed an MP who said homosexuality is disgusting, loathsome, nauseating, wicked and vile and claimed gay people can be "cured."
11th June 2008
Fatwa condemns Gambian gay execution threat as unsound 2
8:26 PM — An Islamic cleric based in Texas has issued a fatwa condeming Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's threat of the execution of every gay person in his country as theologically unsound.
10th June 2008
Ugandan bishop attacks European attitude towards gays 2
6:19 PM — An Anglican bishop has urged the government of Uganda to keep homosexuality illegal. Eria Paul Luzinda said that "not all that comes from Europe is superior and must be taken up."
Catholics take out ads in “battle for America’s soul” 6
4:23 PM — A Roman Catholic group in America has taken out a two-page advert in three major US newspapers, calling on Christians to 'battle for America's soul.'
I am defending the word of God says “gay cure” MP 40
2:27 PM — The wife of Northern Ireland's First Minister has said she is the victim of a "witch hunt" trying to prevent Christians from speaking out against homosexuality.
9th June 2008
Second complaint against MP accused of homophobia 11
12:34 PM — The Police Service of Northern Ireland has received a second complaint about comments made by the wife of the First Minister.
Gay bishop ties the knot in New Hampshire
12:00 PM — The man at the eye of the storm battering the Anglican communion celebrated his same-sex relationship with a civil union ceremony and a church blessing on Saturday.
Rome Pride parade targets Berlusconi and Benedict
11:29 AM — Italy's LGBT population demonstrated their displeasure at the Vatican and their government on Saturday with a colourful march through the streets of Rome.
7th June 2008
Homosexuality a destructive sin, claims “caring” Russian Orthodox Church 4
5:35 PM — A senior Russian Archpriest has said the country's Orthodox Church cares for gay and lesbian people and accepts them, but their sexual orientation is a "destructive sin."
Police to investigate Iris Robinson over homophobic comments 45
4:40 PM — The Police Service of Northern Ireland will investigate whether the wife of the province's First Minister is guilty of a hate crime after she called homosexuality disgusting, loathsome, nauseating, wicked and vile.
6th June 2008
MP reacts to homophobic assualt by suggesting “ex-gay” therapy for victim 33
3:11 PM — The wife of the First Minister of Northern Ireland has caused controversy with her born-again Christian outlook on life.
5th June 2008
Interview: New Hampshire’s ‘turbulent priest’ and the fight for gay acceptance
3:27 PM — Controversy and Bishop Gene Robinson go hand in hand. Ever since his election as the first openly gay bishop in the American Anglican Church, he has rarely been out of the headlines.
3rd June 2008
Latvian MPs’ attack gays for “immoral and hooligan behaviour” 4
11:18 AM — A group of MPs from the Latvia First Party, referred to as the "party of priests," has attacked what it calls the "gross interference of a homosexual group of European Parliament members into Latvia’s internal affairs."
2nd June 2008
More church troubles for Obama campaign
11:38 AM — Barack Obama’s choice of church and spiritual counsel is once again causing problems for his campaign for President of the United States.
30th May 2008
Jewish academic attacks gay Holocaust memorial 33
11:56 AM — Germany has made a mistake by dedicating a memorial to the gay men who were victims of Nazi oppression, a leading Holocaust scholar has claimed.
27th May 2008
Ian McKellen and Gene Robinson to talk gays and religion at London festival 1
5:31 PM — London's Literature Festival will feature an appearance by the only openly gay bishop in the Anglican communion, it has been revealed. Gene Robinson, Bishop of New Hampshire, will be at the festival in July.
23rd May 2008
Polish Catholics fund treatment centre to ‘cure’ homosexuals 11
10:54 AM — The Roman Catholic Church has helped set up a rehabilitation centre in Poland that attempts to 'cure' homosexuality.
20th May 2008
Pope’s ban on gay priests is “without exception” 3
2:46 PM — A senior Vatican official has written to every bishop of the Roman Catholic Church reiterating that the ban on gay men entering seminaries to train for the priesthood applies to all such institutions.
19th May 2008
Reform Jews claim equality high ground over other faith groups 1
2:04 PM — New research commissioned by The Movement for Reform Judaism, which represents around a quarter of Britain's affiliated Jews, has revealed most British people think religions discriminate against gay people.
18th May 2008
London Registrar sues for right not to “marry” gay and lesbian couples 29
2:16 AM — A registrar will face her employer, Islington Council in an employment tribunal this week as she demands the right not to marry gay couples.