28th November 2014
Ireland: Nine Catholic priests ‘spotted in gay bar’ 58
3:57 PM — New research has shed light on the "large gay scene" within the Irish Catholic Church.
Catholic school ‘bans’ pupils from doing project on gay rights 16
1:08 PM — A Catholic school has banned two 11-year-old girls from doing a class project on gay rights.
26th November 2014
Lesbian MEP presents the Pope with rainbow scarf 5
12:45 PM — The Vice President of the European Parliament has presented the Pope with a rainbow scarf.
17th November 2014
Catholic Cardinal ‘will refuse communion’ to politicians who voted for same-sex marriage 46
7:26 PM — Catholic cardinal Raymond Burke has said he would refuse communion to any politician who voted in favour of same-sex marriage.
Pope: Change in morals on marriage has caused ‘devastation’ 39
6:58 PM — The Pope has declared that marriage between a man and a woman is 'in crisis' during a speech to an interfaith conference on 'traditional marriage'.
15th November 2014
British cardinal: I can’t remember how I voted on plans to welcome gays 29
12:38 PM — The leader of the Catholic Church in England and Wales claims he's forgotten how he voted when the Church decided to scrap plans to relax its anti-gay policies.
Cambridge police: Leaflets claiming AIDS is God’s punishment for gays are ‘not a crime’ 20
12:17 PM — Cambridgeshire police have said that leaflets claiming that homosexuality is linked to paedophilia "fall short of any criminality".
14th November 2014
Pope invites anti-gay hate group leader to ‘traditional marriage’ summit 45
7:34 PM — The Pope has invited the head of listed anti-gay hate group the Family Research Council to his summit on 'traditional marriage'.
12th November 2014
Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury ‘clarifies’ claim that it would be the ‘ultimate failure’ to accept gays 49
11:39 AM — The Catholic Bishop of Shrewesbury, who claimed it would be an 'ultimate failure' for the Church to accept gays, has attempted to clarify his comments.
Australia: New Archbishop of Sydney calls for ‘compassionate’ attitude towards gay community 21
10:11 AM — The newly installed Catholic Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher says "the Catholic Church is and should be a church for the whole of humanity."
9th November 2014
New role for demoted anti-gay Cardinal has ‘no responsibilities’ 11
1:59 PM — The new role given to a demoted anti-gay Catholic Cardinal has almost no responsibilities.
8th November 2014
Anti-gay Cardinal who thinks homophobia is ‘perfectly just’ officially demoted 13
5:36 PM — One of the most homophobic Cardinals in the Catholic Church has been officially removed from his influential position.
Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury: It would be ‘the ultimate failure’ to accept gays 120
4:17 PM — The Catholic Bishop of Shrewsbury has claimed that the Church should reject gay people, to avoid encouraging a "pagan world".
Pope to host interfaith ‘traditional marriage’ conference 33
3:53 PM — The Pope is to host an interfaith conference dedicated to keeping "traditional marriage" between a man and a woman.
28th October 2014
Pope: I believe in evolution and the Big Bang theory (but not gay marriage) 49
4:47 PM — The Pope has announced that he believes in evolution, and that the Big Bang theory is correct.
‘Sinister monk’ spotted again delivering leaflets claiming AIDS is God’s punishment for gays 111
11:33 AM — A man wearing a monk's robe has been spotted again delivering leaflets which compare gay people to paedophiles.
26th October 2014
Drag queen: Irish broadcaster RTE threw me under the bus over Catholic homophobe row 5
2:30 PM — Drag artist Panti Bliss has lashed out as Irish state broadcaster RTE, after it paid a settlement to a Catholic lobbying group she accused of being "homophobes".
Bishop of Durham: Catholic cardinals who reject gays ‘lack awareness’ of real life 23
12:04 PM — The Anglican Bishop of Durham has lambasted the Catholic Church for scrapping plans to take a softer stance on homosexuality.
25th October 2014
British cardinal: Church never planned to change teachings on sexual morality 38
12:47 PM — British Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said that the Catholic Church never planned to change its position on 'sexual morality', despite axed proposals to 'welcome homosexuals'.
24th October 2014
Republican congressman: No gays will go to heaven 38
5:32 PM — Republican congressman Steve King has claimed that no gay people will go to heaven.