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.
22nd October 2014
Ariana Grande: I quit Catholicism when gay brother was told ‘God doesn’t love you’ 37
11:38 AM — Singer Ariana Grande has revealed that she quit the Catholic Church after her gay brother was told "God doesn't love you".
19th October 2014
Pope: The Church should not fear change, God is not afraid of new things 56
2:51 PM — Pope Francis has said the Catholic Church should not be afraid of change - after plans to welcome homosexuals were scrapped.
Gay Catholics slam Church for scrapping plans to ‘welcome homosexuals’ 45
11:34 AM — A number of Catholic gay groups have expressed disappointment at the Church's decision to scrap plans to relax anti-gay policies.
18th October 2014
Catholic Church scraps plans to ‘welcome homosexuals’ 231
7:30 PM — The Catholic Church has rejected proposals to relax opposition to same-sex couples.
US poll: Young Catholics overwhelmingly support same-sex marriage 21
3:55 PM — A poll has found that young Catholics in the US overwhelmingly approve of homosexuality and same-sex marriage, despite the Church's teachings.
16th October 2014
Second draft of document on accepting gays bows to pressure from bishops 45
6:00 PM — A new draft of a report by the Vatican of which an earlier incarnation was hailed as groundbreaking because it appeared to open a dialogue about gay people, and soften the church's stance on gays.
15th October 2014
Comment: Ignore the PR, the Catholic Church continues with its grotesque homophobia 59
2:58 PM — Suggestions the Catholic Church has this week changed its position on homosexuality are wide off the mark, writes National Secular Society President Terry Sanderson.
14th October 2014
Gay relationships are not ‘positive’, warn Catholic bishops 85
6:22 PM — Catholic bishops in Rome have moved to quash speculation of a dramatic new approach to viewing gay relationships.
11th October 2014
Catholic cardinal: Parents should keep their children away from gay relatives 135
6:34 PM — Anti-gay Catholic cardinal Raymond Burke has claimed that parents should keep their children away from gay relatives.
10th October 2014
Catholic cardinal: We will never bless same-sex couples 96
6:39 PM — A leading Catholic cardinal has said that the Church will "never" bless weddings for same-sex couples.
8th October 2014
Latvian Archbishop: I’m not anti-gay, but homosexuals are destroying human identity 47
6:25 PM — A Latvian Archbishop has claimed that homosexuality is destroying human identity - but denies being anti-gay.
5th October 2014
How a gay bar upset the Mormon church, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 5
7:31 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
Pope opens Catholic meeting expected to reaffirm opposition to homosexuality 35
1:16 PM — The Pope has opened a meeting of over 200 Catholic bishops, which is expected to reaffirm the church's teachings on homosexuality.
3rd October 2014
Portugal: Gay Catholics to ask Pope Francis for ‘urgent change’ in attitude 5
12:47 PM — Gay members of the Catholic Church in Portugal are to ask the Vatican for an "urgent" change in attitude which will involve the integration of gay people in the parish communities.
27th September 2014
US: Catholic school ‘to review policies’ after firing lesbian teacher for getting pregnant 3
5:26 PM — A Detroit Catholic school is to review its policies, after it sparked a backlash by firing a teacher for expecting a child with her wife.
24th September 2014
Scottish Catholic Education Service: Teachers should have freedom to teach about ‘traditional marriage’ 22
11:57 AM — The Scottish Catholic Education Service has called for teachers to be free to teach their pupils that "marriage is uniquely a relationship between a man and a woman".
21st September 2014
Anti-gay Cardinal who claimed homophobia is ‘perfectly just’ could be demoted 19
4:53 PM — A notoriously homophobic Catholic cardinal who claims that being gay is "intrinsically evil" could be removed from his senior position in the Church.
19th September 2014
Out singer Sam Smith: I still want my music to appeal to Catholics 12
11:24 AM — Sam Smith has expanded on his claim that he doesn't want to be a "spokesperson" for the gay community.