11th December 2014
Pope Francis: Parents must support gay children 87
6:00 PM — Pope Francis says the Catholic Church must help parents to stand by their gay children – but that same-sex marriage “never crossed the minds” of bishops when they gathered at the Vatican in October.
30th November 2014
The Pope’s rainbow scarf, and 6 other stories you might have missed this week 2
7:45 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
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 45
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.
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'.
8th November 2014
Pope to host interfaith ‘traditional marriage’ conference 32
3:53 PM — The Pope is to host an interfaith conference dedicated to keeping "traditional marriage" between a man and a woman.
29th October 2014
Elton John: Pope Francis is ‘my hero’ for his push to accept gays 80
11:03 AM — Sir Elton John has called Pope Francis "my hero" for his push to accept gay people in the Catholic Church.
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.
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
Catholic Church scraps plans to ‘welcome homosexuals’ 231
7:30 PM — The Catholic Church has rejected proposals to relax opposition to same-sex couples.
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.
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.
5th October 2014
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.
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.
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.
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".
16th June 2014
US: Pope urged to stop Church bussing people to anti-gay rally for free 16
4:26 PM — The Pope has been urged to intervene, after the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced plans to bus people to the National Organisation for Marriage's anti-gay rally.
24th May 2014
US: Catholic school fires gay band leader for planning to marry partner 24
6:09 PM — A private Catholic school in Georgia has fired its band leader for planning to marry his same-sex partner.