During the fourth-century, Sergius and Bacchus, two inseparable Syrian soldiers in the Roman emperor Galerius’ army, were outed as secret Christians when they refused to pay homage to the god Jupiter.
Many bishops are looking for support from the Vatican on the topic
Critics and supporters of the Vatican’s latest document on gender and sexuality may find little common ground on the issue, but they can agree on this: The church needs to further a dialogue about transgender individuals.
The call for dialogue cannot disguise the text's uncompromising ideological views
The following is a statement from Francis DeBernardo, Executive Director, New Ways Ministry with links to the Vatican text.
The document, which is intended to guide Catholic educators, has been denounced by LGBT rights advocates
Despite clear indications that criminalizing a person because of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression violates Church teaching, responses from Catholics to anti-LGBTQ human rights abuses have been a mixed bag of both support for and opposition to punitive laws.
The Vatican cardinal discusses his hard-hitting new book in this exclusive interview with La Nef
Pope Francis again has opined about homosexuality in a seemingly positive, but still ambiguous, manner during a recent interview.
Pope Francis: "If you see strange things, consult a professional"
A group of activist Roman Catholics asked the United Nations Thursday to revoke the Vatican's observer status for failing to protect the rights of women, children and the LGBTQ community.
In an open letter, the cardinals call on bishops attending this week's Vatican summit on clerical sex abuse to end their silence on moral corruption in the Church and uphold the divine and natural law.