28th October 2014
‘Sinister monk’ spotted again delivering leaflets claiming AIDS is God’s punishment for gays 109
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
Four in ten Church of England clergy now support same-sex marriage 14
12:47 PM — Four in ten Church of England clergy now support same-sex marriage, a poll has found.
Bishop of Durham: Catholic cardinals who reject gays ‘lack awareness’ of real life 22
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
New Zealand: Gay leadership hopeful picks former Mormon as running mate 2
5:27 PM — A gay politician who is running for the Labour leadership in New Zealand has selected a former Mormon to be his deputy.
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’ 36
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.
18th October 2014
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.
Influential megachurch pastor ‘on journey’ towards accepting equal marriage 8
12:15 PM — The pastor at a global megachurch has signalled a shift in stance towards same-sex marriage.
17th October 2014
Sunday school teacher abused and claimed to ‘cure’ gay teen he threatened with ‘warlock powers’ 9
11:30 AM — A Sunday school teacher in the US state of Kentucky has been charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a minor under 18, after he threatended him with "warlock powers" in an attempt to stop him from speaking out.
11th October 2014
Catholic cardinal: Parents should keep their children away from gay relatives 131
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 95
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 46
6:25 PM — A Latvian Archbishop has claimed that homosexuality is destroying human identity - but denies being anti-gay.
Evangelical group drops out of Church of England conversations on same-sex couples 34
12:33 PM — A key Evangelical group has dropped out of 'shared conversations' within the Church of England about the Church's future approach to same-sex couples.
7th October 2014
Anti-gay minister named Free Church of Scotland Moderator 20
12:55 PM — A minister who warned that same-sex marriage will lead to "sexual confusion" has been named the next Moderator of Scotland's Free Church.
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
Former ex-gay activist: ‘Gay cure’ movement will be dead in 10 years 15
8:06 PM — A former 'ex-gay' activist has predicted that the 'gay cure' movement will be dead within a decade.
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.