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Pope Francis: ‘There Is No Place’ For Gay Priests in Clergy

A photo of Pope Francis at a ceremony in the Vatican City.

  Pope Francis is often praised for being the most progressive pontiff of all time. And while it’s certainly true that he’s been a lot more open-minded than previous religious leaders, his latest comments show that the Catholic Church still has a long ways to go. During a four-hour interview with Spanish Missionary Fernando Prado, […]

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Abandoned By His Parents, Gay Valedictorian Defies All Odds

A high school graduate raises his cap and diploma in celebration.

  Seth Owen graduated high school with a fist full of honors cords, a 4.61 GPA, the lofty title of valedictorian, and an acceptance letter to an Ivy-league school. He also graduated without a home. In February, just a few months before commencement, his parents gave him a choice: attend their church or move out. […]

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Gay Vatican Priest Fired

Father John Joseph Reid and Father Lawrence Turner are Catholic priests that fell in love with each other and married in Massachusetts.

  While people consider Pope Francis to be relatively progressive, the Catholic Church remains conservative in many ways. Monsignor Krzyzstof Charamsa came out in newspaper interviews in Italy and Poland, where he is from, announcing that he was proud to be a gay man and that he was in a loving relationship with another man. […]

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