- Sep 18, 2020
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.
The recent case of an Italian priest who presided over the civil union of a lesbian couple on the outskirts of Rome neatly illustrates several of Catholicism’s eternal tensions.
The Supreme Court’s most unusual term featured victories for immigrants, abortion rights, LGBTQ workers and religious freedoms.
With the 6-3 Supreme Court decision June 15 banning job discrimination against individuals in the workplace identifying as LGBTQ, the Catholic Church in the United States has a new moment of reckoning. But it may be too early to tell what the full impact of the ruling will be.
The Supreme Court’s decision shielding LGBT people from employment discrimination dealt a blow to religious conservatives — and was penned by a justice they lauded after his nomination by President Donald Trump.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said he is “deeply concerned” that by ruling federal law protects LGBT workers from discrimination, the U.S. Supreme Court “has effectively redefined the legal meaning of ‘sex’ in our nation’s civil rights law.”