Cardinal Cupich, Elton John, and LGBTQ Catholics Comment on Vatican’s Blessings Ban

A top U.S. cardinal, Elton John, and LGBTQ Catholics worldwide are all weighing in on the Vatican's recent ban on blessings for same-gender unions, often with negative appraisals about an action causing much harm. Read More

Elton John, “Two Popes” Actor, Global Activists, and More Respond to Pope’s Civil Union Support

Responses to Pope Francis' support for civil unions that recognize same-gender couples have continued to be posted online through media interviews, social media posts, and statements. Read More

Lesbian Softball Coach Fired Over Same-Gender Marriage; Other News Items

Today's post includes stories about a lesbian softball coach fired for being in a same-gender marriage, another fired church worker's settlement in her discrimination lawsuit, and how the Vatican funded the Elton John biopic.  Read More

Elton John Praises Pope Francis as "Hero," While Musician Hozier Critiques Him

Elton John called Pope Francis a "hero" in a recent interview, but that opinion is not universal. On the same day, Irish musician Hozier harshly criticized the pope over his treatment of LGBT issues. Read More

Is Elton John Correct? Is Pope Francis a 'Hero' for LGBT People?

This week, Pope Francis received exuberant praise from openly gay British rock star, Elton John.... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Elton John 'Excited' by Pope Francis' New Approach to Church

Musician Elton John is the latest celebrity to talk about Pope Francis’ approach to LGBT... Read More