- Sep 21, 2020
Pope Francis on Wednesday told a group of parents of LGBT children that God loves them as they are, and that the Church loves them because they are “children of God.”
Poland’s bishops called on Catholics to show respect for people connected with the LGBT movement, but urged them to resist LGBT calls for a “social and cultural transformation” in conflict with church teaching.
Marking an historical first in Pope Francis’s home country, the Diocese of San Luis in northern Argentina invited a transgender woman Tuesday to read one of the prayer intentions at a public Mass celebrated by the local bishop.
Responding to a pandemic-related surge in domestic abuse, including against gay and transgender people, the National Board of Catholic Women urged pastors and fellow Catholics to learn the signs of abuse and how to help victims.
A music director at a Catholic church in suburban Detroit said she was fired for being in a same-sex marriage.
The decision of the Dutch diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam to suspend and remove gay parish priest Pierre Valkering, was a legitimate one. So ruled both Pope Francis and the Congregation for the Clergy after the parish priest lodged an appeal in Rome.