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The Good and the Bad of Pope Francis’ Support for Civil Unions

Theologian Lisa Fullam writes, "Pope Francis’ recent statement supporting civil unions for lesbian and gay couples is, I think, good news and bad news." Read More

In New Film, Pope Francis Declares Support for Civil Unions to Protect LGBTQ Families

In a new film, Pope Francis has announced that he supports civil unions for same-gender couples, a statement that one Catholic LGBTQ group called an "historic moment" in the life of the church. Read More

New Ways Ministry Praises Pope’s Support for Civil Unions, Seeks Same Recognition in Church

The following is a statement from Francis DeBernardo, New Ways Ministry’s Executive Director, in response to Pope Francis announcing for the first time as pope his support for civil unions that recognize same-gender couples. Read More

Brazilian Priest Suspended from Ministry After Blessing Same-Gender Couple

A priest in Brazil has been suspended from ministry because he blessed a same-gender couple late last year. Read More

Pope Francis Allows For Civil Unions for Lesbian and Gay Couples

A new book, Pope Francis has spoken out on a variety of topics from his... Read More

Priest: Earthquakes Are “Divine Punishment” for Civil Unions in Italy

The Vatican forcefully rejected assertions by an Italian priest that recent earthquakes in Italy are divine... Read More

Italy Is a Case Study for How the Church Can Build Up a Marriage Culture

Civil unions by same-gender couples have begun in Italy, implementing a law passed earlier this year against... Read More

Pope Francis Calls for Conscientious Objection to Officiating at Same-Sex Ceremonies

For the first time since Italy’s Parliament approved a civil unions bill for lesbian and... Read More

Despite Vatican Opposition, Italy Passes Civil Unions Bill for Lesbian and Gay Couples

In what is being referred to as a rejection of Vatican influence into Italian politics,... Read More

For LGBT Rights, Is Pope Francis a Partisan or Not?

Should the pope be political and/or partisan or not? Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico raised these questions after he... Read More