(RNS) — The United Methodist Church's decade-long debate over LGBT clergy and same-sex marriage is heading for a showdown in February that will determine whether the denomination will split up or go forward together.
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Pearcey's razor-sharp mind combined with a compelling personal story makes her a powerful, if undervalued, champion for conservatives.
Last October, evangelicalism was rocked by the launch of ChurchClarity.org, an organization that reports churches’ LGBTQ+ policies and rates congregations based on their level of clarity. The website angered Christians on both sides of the...
(RNS) — 'A spate of recent events suggests that LGBT-affirming voices within religious communities are more emboldened and confident than ever,' writes Jacob Lupfer. (COMMENTARY)
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (Reuters) Walt Disney blockbuster 'Beauty and the Beast' will be released in Malaysia this month without any cuts, the company said on Tuesday, after censors had earlier asked for the removal of a 'gay moment' in the movie.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Maria Swearingen and Sally Sarratt have been encouraged by the cheers from progressives and aren't focusing on the criticism from conservative Christians.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) A decision to reaffirm Rome's opposition to gay priests has angered activists fighting for change within the Catholic Church.
(RNS) Four cardinals accuse Francis of sowing confusion on important moral issues.
Is it possible to disagree about LGBT issues without demonizing others as haters or heretics, Pharisees or apostates?
InterVarsity says authors will be exempt from their controversial gay marriage termination policy. Why, then, can't the same grace be extended to their accountants, assistants, and executives?
(RNS) Mainstream Islamic authorities reject gay relationships. But some Muslims hope for change, and say the roots of homophobia within Muslim communities may not be as deep as many think.
Moore was asked to speak on an ethic of life, but diverted his talk midway to offer withering statements on homosexuality.