- Aug 9, 2020
A Polish archbishop has condemned attacks on a gay pride rally by protesters claiming to be defending his cathedral.
Freedom of religion needs to be taken into account when making “decisions concerning the criminalization of homophobia,” according to the head of Brazil’s bishops’ conference.
Catholic bishops in the U.S., England and Wales welcomed the Vatican’s statement that gender ideology is opposed to faith and reason, and that Catholic schools and parents must help teach children that gender is fixed from birth.
Rights groups and government critics in Poland are protesting Tuesday after police temporarily detained a human rights activist for putting up posters depicting the country’s most revered Catholic icon with the LGBT rainbow on the halos of Mary and baby Jesus.
The chairman of Poland’s conservative ruling party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has called the LGBT rights movement a foreign import that threatens the Polish nation.
While a Spanish bishop faces a government investigation for allegedly promoting “conversion therapy” for gays, Pope Francis drew a rebuke from the Spanish civil guards policing the country’s immigration fences.