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Bishop: Diocese Would Be “Irreparably Damaged” If Unable to Fire Church Workers

Bishop Peter Jugis of Charlotte made his remarks while being deposed in the federal court case of Lonnie Billard, who was fired from Charlotte Catholic High School in 2014 when his engagement to a man became public. Jugis said in the deposition that continuing to employ church workers who advocate against or violate "fundamental moral tenets" of church teaching would be a cause for "scandal." The Charlotte Observer reported further. . . Read More

Bishop Wants All Families Welcomed at International Catholic Gathering

An Irish bishop has insisted that supports of marriage equality be included in the World Meeting of Families that will be held in Dublin next year. Here's what else he had to say. . . Read More

Bishop Prohibits Blessing of Same-Gender Couple as Marriage Equality in Germany Goes Into Effect

A bishop has barred the blessing of a same-gender equality just as marriage equality in Germany becomes effective October 1, but German Catholics, including some bishops, are advocating for those very blessings. . . Read More

Firing LGBT Church Workers Imperils Catholic Credibility, Says Jesuit Priest

If Australians end up legalizing marriage equality, such a victory might actually increase the risk... Read More

Australian Priest To Vote “Yes” for Marriage Equality

A high-profile priest in Australia has come out in favor of marriage equality amid a... Read More

Hate Speech in Australia Marriage Debate a Moment for Catholic Reflection

The Rainbow Catholics InterAgency for Ministry (RCIA), a coalition of LGBTI affirming Catholic groups and... Read More

Australian Archbishop Walks Back Church Worker Remarks

It seems the center of Catholic LGBT news right now is Australia, where a non-binding... Read More

Hate Speech in Australia Marriage Debate a Moment for Catholic Reflection

The Rainbow Catholics InterAgency for Ministry (RCIA), a coalition of LGBTI affirming Catholic groups and... Read More

Neo-Nazi Poster Targeting LGBT People Linked to Catholic Priest

[Editor’s Note: Today’s post includes an anti-gay slur that may be difficult for some readers.]... Read More

Bishop Doubles Down on Denying Communion to Gays, Lesbians, and Others

Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield has doubled down on his June decree barring married lesbian... Read More