26th May 2015
Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham: I want Pope Francis to back gay rights 21
11:11 PM — Labour's Andy Burnham has said he hopes the Pope and the Catholic Church will back gay rights.
24th April 2015
Pope ‘personally’ rejects France’s gay ambassador to the Vatican 138
11:51 AM — The Pope has personally met with France's proposed ambassador to the Vatican - to tell him his appointment will be blocked because he is gay.
17th April 2015
San Francisco Catholics call on Pope to replace ‘intolerant’ Archbishop 5
10:50 AM — A group of Catholic leaders have written to Pope Francis asking him to remove Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone over his views on issues such as same-sex marriage.
10th April 2015
Vatican ‘rejects’ gay French ambassador 34
11:11 AM — The Vatican appears to have refused to accept the nomination of a new French ambassador, who is gay.
20th March 2015
Pope accepts resignation of disgraced anti-gay Cardinal Keith O’Brien 83
6:46 PM — The Pope has formally accepted the resignation of Cardinal Keith O'Brien, after allegations he had engaged in 'inappropriate sexual conduct' with junior priests.
22nd February 2015
The gayest day ever, and 6 other stories you might have missed 1
8:04 PM — PinkNews brings you a roundup of news from the past seven days.
21st February 2015
Pope compares transgender people to nuclear weapons 97
11:39 AM — The Pope has compared the threat of transgender people to nuclear weapons.
18th February 2015
A Catholic gay rights group was given an audience with the Pope 15
5:35 PM — 50 gay Catholics had an audience with Pope Francis in the Vatican on Wednesday.
13th February 2015
Pope Francis condemns couples without children as ‘selfish’ 64
1:05 PM — According to Pope Francis, any couple who choose not to have children is "selfish".
7th February 2015
Slovakia voting in referendum to ban same-sex marriage and adoption 20
2:27 PM — Slovakia is going to the polls today on measures that would reinforce bans on same-sex adoption and same-sex marriage.
5th February 2015
Pope backs Slovakia referendum against equal marriage and gay adoption rights 68
5:53 PM — Pope Francis has given his blessing to a referendum that would ban marriage and adoption rights for same-sex couples in Slovakia.
27th January 2015
Pope meets with transgender man 12
10:47 AM — The Pope has reportedly granted a private audience to a transgender man.
11th December 2014
Pope Francis: Parents must support gay children 88
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 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.
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 33
3:53 PM — The Pope is to host an interfaith conference dedicated to keeping "traditional marriage" between a man and a woman.