Polish Priest Loses Appeal in Anti-Gay Hate Speech Trial, Ordered to Pay Fines

A hate speech trial against two priests in Germany has ended after one of the priest's appeal failed and fines were issued in exchange for ending the case. Read More

For Second Time, Archbishop Apologizes to Gay Community for Mistreatment by Church

A German archbishop has apologized again to lesbian, bisexual, and gay people for the church's mistreatment of them, saying this mistreatment was an "unholy line of tradition." Read More

Bishop Helps Weaken Youth Conversion Therapy Ban in West Virginia

A bishop successfully helped restrict a West Virginia city's ban on conversion therapy despite LGBTQ advocates' appeals to ignore the bishop's objections. Read More

Boston College Faculty Publish Letter Criticizing University’s Trans-Exclusionary Survey

Faculty and staff at Boston College have published an open letter criticizing university officials for being exclusionary of transgender and non-binary people in a campus survey. Read More

Worcester Bishop Pens Second Letter Criticizing Pride, Black Lives Matter Flags at School

A bishop has sustained his criticism of a Catholic school for flying Pride and Black Lives Matter flags, issuing a second letter, in which he writes that the church cannot "condone transgenderism." Read More

After 15 Year Struggle, Fired Lesbian Church Worker Wins Legal Battle

A lesbian church worker fired because of her sexual orientation has won her legal battle after a 15 years ago struggle. Read More

Catholic School Officials Consider Firing Teachers Striking Over LGBTQ Author’s Talk

Officials at a Catholic school in England have considered firing teachers now striking over the school's decision to ban a gay author. Elsewhere, the government has begun investigating the school over governance issues. Read More

Worcester Bishop Will Not Attend Holy Cross Graduation After Pro-LGBTQ Protests

A controversy in the Diocese of Worcester over one Catholic school's decision to fly Pride and Black Lives Matter flags continues to intensify. Now, protests may have led the bishop to withdraw from graduation at one local college. Read More

Bishop Opposes Banning Conversion Therapy, While Also Condemning Such Therapy

West Virginia's bishop has voiced his opposition to a proposed ordinance that would ban conversion therapy in the city of Wheeling, claiming the ordinance would require people to accept "transgender ideology." Later, he backed away from the harmful practice.  Read More

Former Irish President Says Churches Are “Conduits for Homophobia”

The former president of Ireland has said that churches in that country, including the Catholic one, are "conduits for homophobia." Read More