22nd March 2015
Priest who entered sham civil partnership reinstated by Catholic Church 23
3:56 PM — A Catholic priest who entered into a sham civil partnership with another man has been allowed to return to work.
1st March 2015
Pioneering gay priest Malcolm Boyd dies aged 91 1
5:57 PM — Malcolm Boyd, a priest and early gay rights pioneer, has died aged 91.
23rd February 2015
Catholic priest had huge gay S&M porn collection, court hears
7:27 PM — A Catholic priest who is accused of molesting three boys had a large collection of gay porn, a court has heard.
2nd February 2015
Priest revealed to be former gay porn star 49
2:33 PM — A priest is refusing to resign - after he was exposed as a former gay porn star.
9th January 2015
Dublin priest gets standing ovation after coming out during Mass 65
2:04 PM — A priest in Dublin received a standing ovation when he came out as gay during Mass.
28th November 2014
Ireland: Nine Catholic priests ‘spotted in gay bar’ 58
3:57 PM — New research has shed light on the "large gay scene" within the Irish Catholic Church.
24th October 2014
Pope to investigate ‘playboy priests’ who posted nudes on gay websites 5
11:55 AM — The Pope is to send a representative to investigate allegations that a diocese in northern Italy includes priests who posted naked photos on gay websites.
20th October 2014
Ireland: Gay Catholic priest ‘on leave’ after being outed in court case 14
12:35 PM — A Catholic gay priest in Ireland is on leave "to reflect on his ministry”, after his sexuality was discovered by Church leaders.
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.
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
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.
27th August 2014
US: Anti-gay former governor living with a priest who had sex with a man 6
3:41 PM — A former anti-gay governor in Virginia is living with a Catholic priest who was caught having sex with a man in 2002.
7th July 2014
Priest: World Cup is a ‘homosexual abomination’ because players wear gay shoes 69
5:53 PM — A Russian Orthodox Priest has claimed that the World Cup is an abomination because players wear brightly-coloured shoes.
3rd July 2014
Priest calls on Church of England to marry gay couples 11
11:58 AM — A priest in Worcester has questioned why the Church of England opposes same-sex marriage and says "nothing short of equality is equality."
25th June 2014
UK: London vicar ‘fully expects’ to be punished for marrying same-sex partner 11
4:16 PM — A London vicar who married his same-sex partner last week says he "fully expects" action to be taken against him for doing so.
22nd June 2014
Dominican Cardinal: Gay US ambassador should ‘take his pride elsewhere’ 48
4:56 PM — A Catholic cardinal in the Dominican Republic has attacked the country's openly gay US ambassador, telling him to "take his pride elsewhere".
US: Transgender priest to preach at Washington National Cathedral 4
3:47 PM — A transgender priest will make history today, becoming the first openly trans person to preach at the Washington National Cathedral.
UK: First gay clergy to marry ‘fired’ by Bishop 24
11:52 AM — The first gay clergy to marry in the UK has had his permission to operate revoked by a Bishop.
18th November 2013
Priest who said Catholic Church suffered a ‘culture of homosexual bullying’ is suspended 8
12:41 PM — A priest, the author of a book which alleged that the Catholic Church suffered from a "culture of homosexual bullying", has been suspended.
24th September 2013
Australian Catholic priest excommunicated by Vatican over support for gay rights 22
4:31 PM — An Australian priest has been excommunicated by the Vatican over his support for gay rights and women, just days after the pope called for Catholics to “find a new balance” by refraining from frequent condemnation on gay issues.