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When Los Angeles police were investigating allegations of child abuse by a Roman Catholic priest in 1988, they asked for a list of altar boys at the last parish where the priest worked.
A Missouri lesbian couple said their Catholic priest denied them communion, because they are gay.
The Mormon church and a coalition of religious organizations plan to file an argument to a federal appeals court explaining why they believe Utah’s same-sex marriage ban should stand.
The dispute among United Methodists over recognition of same-sex couples has lapsed into a doctrinal donnybrook, pitting clergy who are presiding at gay weddings in defiance of church law against proponents of traditional marriage.
The Vatican struck back Friday at a U.N. human rights committee that issued a scathing report on sex abuse by priests, accusing it of straying beyond its mandate.
Pope Francis came under new pressure Wednesday to punish bishops who covered up for pedophile priests when a U.N. human rights panel accused the Vatican of systematically protecting its reputation instead of looking out for the safety of children.
New surveys commissioned by the Vatican show that the vast majority of Catholics in Germany and Switzerland reject church teaching on contraception, sexual morality, gay unions and divorce.
An unmarried teacher at a Roman Catholic middle school in Montana has been fired after getting pregnant, the Diocese of Helena confirmed.
Adas Israel’s 44-year-old senior rabbi has advanced a Jewish legal argument, or halahkic, not only in support of same-sex marriage, but also asserting that the original Jewish Bible "is not anti-homosexual in its rulings."
An anti-gay cover of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ Grammy Award-winning marriage equality hit "Same Love" was released this week by Christian rapper Bizzle.