- Jan 20, 2021
The president of the Polish bishops’ conference condemned attacks on clergy and places of worship in the traditionally Catholic country as the Church countered media accusations of inciting violence against LGBTQ groups.
A theatrical performance called “The Coronation of Our Lady of the Transvestites” was canceled on July 19 in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte after the local archdiocese released a statement defining it as “a prejudiced and criminal action of disrespect of the Catholic Christian faith.”
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.