VATICAN CITY (AP) — Rev. James Martin told The Associated Press it was 'immensely significant' that a Vatican-backed meeting would include his presentation, saying it showed 'that LGBT Catholics and their parents are an important part of our church.'
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CHICAGO (RNS) — For Catholics, a talk about Jesus doesn’t seem controversial. But a lecture by the Rev. James Martin drew about 150 protesters Thursday (March 22) over his views on the church and LGBT people.
(RNS) — After his talk, I hoped to ask Father Martin to say more about his pastoral recommendations for LGBT Catholics.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The survey captures how 'too many people think Christmas is about a mall and not a manger,' said Ed Stetzer, executive director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College.
(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)
From tradition to tradition there's a family resemblance.
NEW YORK (AP) — Far-right Catholic websites and some conservative Catholic writers have denounced a book by the Rev. James Martin advocating for more compassion for gays within the church, and that has led to online campaigns to pressure Catholic...
(RNS) — 'What most LGBT Catholics want first is simply to feel at home in their parishes, and not be treated like dirt, which many of them are,' said the Rev. James Martin, author of a new book on the Roman Catholic Church and LGBT people.
(RNS) — Some religious leaders criticized President Trump's initial response denouncing hatred and violence 'on many sides,' while a few conservative evangelicals rushed to defend the president.
(RNS) James Martin says LGBT people are treated like lepers in the Catholic Church, and it's time for this to change.
Not since certain American Protestants were publicly anti-Catholic, as older readers may remember them having been, have we read as many headlines with words like “infallibility,” “heresy,” papal “plots,” “schism,” etc., as we do these days.
(RNS) The more you meditate on Jesus' seven last words, the more you realize that the Son of God struggled with all that we do, says the Rev. James Martin.
(RNS) Baptism rates are in steady decline for U.S. Catholics, Southern Baptists and others. Will high profile attention to the ritual from the Archbishop of Canterbury to the pope inspire a change?
ST. LOUIS (RNS) ``I have tried over the years to reconcile my silence as a gay priest with that of the Church's increasingly anti-gay stance. I have been unsuccessful,'' the Rev. Gary Meier writes in his book ``Hidden Voices: Reflections of a Gay...
(RNS) More than half of Americans think the Bible has too little influence on a culture in moral decline, yet only one in five Americans read the Bible on a regular basis, according to a new survey.