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 16
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.
Peter Tatchell warns bishops ‘time is running out’ to avoid being outed 69
12:07 PM — Peter Tatchell has repeated his threat to out Church of England bishops, warning them that "time is running out" to accept same-sex marriage.
1st October 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury cancels Lambeth Conference over gay clergy row 52
12:23 PM — Plans for the Anglican Communion's next Lambeth Conference have reportedly been scrapped amid fears of a boycott from African churches, over gay clergy.
28th September 2014
US: Louisiana church evicts Alcoholics Anonymous group, blames gay marriage 10
5:22 PM — A Louisiana church has blamed same-sex marriage for its decision to kick out an AA group.
Church in Wales to consider performing same-sex marriages 10
11:58 AM — The Church in Wales has launched a consultation to evaluate whether it should solemnise same-sex marriages.
Bishop of Buckingham: One in ten Church of England bishops are in the closet 7
11:34 AM — The Bishop of Buckingham has estimated that around one in ten Church of England Bishops are living in the closet.
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.
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
Married gay vicar: Church of England’s same-sex weddings conversations are ‘pointless’ 11
1:49 PM — A London vicar who defied the ban on gay clergy marrying has branded the Church's current round of discussions about same-sex marriage "pointless".
17th September 2014
Bishop and Archdeacon back gay priest in commitment ceremony row 5
3:58 PM — The Archdeacon of Loughborough and Bishop of Leicester have given their backing to a priest who is holding his same-sex commitment ceremony in a church.
Archbishop of Canterbury adviser warns Bishops ‘decisions have to be made’ on same-sex weddings 14
3:32 PM — An adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has warned Bishops that "decisions will have to be made" on the Church's approach to same-sex marriage.
Gay priest considered marrying despite church ban 8
11:43 AM — A gay priest has revealed he considered flouting the church's ban on same-sex weddings, but decided against doing so.
15th September 2014
Jersey: Church leader claims civil unions would make religious weddings illegal 39
4:14 PM — A Jersey church leader has claimed that introducing same-sex civil unions would make church weddings illegal.
Gay priest facing backlash over plans to hold commitment ceremony in church 37
3:04 PM — A Leicester priest is facing opposition to his plan to hold his same-sex commitment ceremony in church.
14th September 2014
Italy: Pope marries couples who are ‘living in sin’, but no gays 25
12:00 PM — The Pope has celebrated "forgiveness" by performing 20 marriages for couples who live outside the Catholic doctrine - but unsurprisingly, none of them were gay.
13th September 2014
Bishop ‘not optimistic’ that Church of England will resolve same-sex marriage split 41
12:59 PM — A Church of England Bishop says he is "not optimistic" that the Church will be able to reach a resolution to a divide over same-sex marriage.
10th September 2014
Rainbow laces sent to ‘hate-filled vermin’ Westboro Baptist Church 6
7:55 PM — The Rainbow Laces Campaign has sent a pair of laces - and a sharply worded letter - to the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church.