21st August 2014
Labour peer Lord Glasman sympathises with anti-gay Catholic adoption agencies 98
2:49 PM — Lord Glasman says it’s “completely legitimate” for Catholics to be sceptical of Labour because it opposes the right of adoption agencies to discriminate against gay couples.
18th August 2014
Ugandan bishop: Don’t hurt gays, they are God’s children too 20
4:11 PM — A Ugandan Catholic bishop has called on the country to avoid "harming" gays, because they are created in God's image.
21st July 2014
Italy: Catholic school ‘fires teacher for refusing to deny being a lesbian’ 7
6:07 PM — An Catholic school in Italy has allegedly dismissed a teacher for failing to deny being gay, saying that it needs to “protect the school environment”.
Malawi: Catholic conference to discuss ‘strange culture’ of homosexuality 15
1:38 PM — A conference of Catholic bishops in Malawi, has tabled homosexuality as a talking point, describing it as a "challenge" faced by families.
20th July 2014
Canada: Catholic school district creates first transgender student policy 6
4:06 PM — A Catholic school district in Vancouver has become the first to have a specific policy for transgender students.
19th July 2014
Anti-gay Archbishop: Homophobia isn’t ‘truly unjust’ because sexual behaviour is a choice 53
11:49 AM — An anti-gay Catholic Archbishop has claimed that homophobia doesn't count as "truly unjust discrimination" because it is based on "sexual behaviour".
17th July 2014
US: Missouri parish worker sues after being fired over her same-sex marriage 4
11:09 PM — A food pantry worker is suing the Diocese of Kansas City, St. Joseph after she was fired from her position with the parish in May over her same-sex marriage.
14th July 2014
Bishop: Church’s approach to homosexuals is ‘sick and heartless’ 8
5:08 PM — A Mexican Catholic Bishop has said that the Church's current approach to gay people is "sick and heartless".
9th July 2014
France: Activists on trial for topless Notre Dame equal marriage protest
4:39 PM — A group of activists stood trial today after taking part in a topless pro-equal marriage protest.
3rd July 2014
Archbishop of Singapore apologises, adds, ‘gay relationships contradict God’s laws’ 34
1:00 PM — The Archbishop of Singapore has apologised for a letter in which he condemned the gay “lifestyle” as “detrimental to society”, but has restated his view that homosexuality “contradicts the natural laws of God”.
2nd July 2014
US: Anti-gay Archbishop investigated over new allegations he ‘sexually touched’ men 63
12:29 PM — A Minnesota Archbishop who has described homosexuality as "evil" is being investigated by the church over allegations of same-sex sexual misconduct.
24th June 2014
Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor defends anti-gay adoption agencies 29
6:43 PM — Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor has defended Catholic adoption agencies that discriminate against same-sex couples.
22nd June 2014
Dominican Cardinal: Gay US ambassador should ‘take his pride elsewhere’ 48
4:56 PM — A Catholic cardinal in the Dominican Republic has attacked the country's openly gay US ambassador, telling him to "take his pride elsewhere".
Archbishop of Singapore: I pray the Holy Spirit cures all gay people 38
12:44 PM — The Archbishop of Singapore has called upon the Holy Spirit to "restore" gay people to a life of "wholeness" in an open letter.
18th June 2014
US: Catholic Archbishop part of secret lobbying group aiming to ‘save traditional marriage’ 34
6:30 PM — Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore Cordileone is part of a new secret group aiming to 'save traditional marriage'.
US: Church expels volunteer over gay commitment ceremony 12
4:12 PM — A Michigan Church has expelled a gay volunteer, after he held a private commitment ceremony with his same-sex partner.
Italy: Senate to debate same-sex civil unions in September 15
12:44 PM — Italy's Prime Minister has announced that the Senate will debate a same-sex civil unions bill in September.
15th June 2014
US: San Francisco Archbishop urged not to attend anti-gay event 16
3:07 PM — The Archbishop of San Francisco has been urged to cancel his plans to attend a National Organisation for Marriage event next week.
10th June 2014
Channel 5 won’t remove Big Brother contestant who called for ‘poofs’ to be shot 45
4:26 PM — Channel 5 has confirmed that, despite calling for "poofs" to be shot on Twitter, a Big Brother contestant will not be removed from the house.
9th June 2014
Irish singer Hozier: Religious homophobia is appalling and can happen anywhere 4
3:04 PM — An Irish singer whose video portraying an anti-gay attack went viral last year has opened up about 'appalling' religious homophobia.