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Category Archives: The Church

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Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy

Powerful priest exposes Church hate speech Last autumn as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops actively lobbied Congress to kill a proposed national suicide hotline because it directed help to suicidal LGBTQ people, the Conference elected Jeffrey Burrill as their general secretary. He had worked as a high-level

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German Catholic Clergy Defy Pope To Bless Same-Sex Couples

Hundreds of bishops and priests proclaim ‘Love Wins!’ [Gay people] want the church to hold their life in such value that they are given the blessing of God and not denied it. We must face up to this wish. (Bishop Georg Bätzing, president German Bishops’

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Pope Francis Takes the Gay Gloves Off

Can we drop the Both Sides journalism façade? False balance, also bothsidesism: A media bias in which journalists present an issue as being more balanced between opposing viewpoints than the evidence supports. I woke up Monday morning to harsh, depressing news In a story from

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Archdiocese of Detroit Joins Extremist Homophobia Trend

Will American Catholics embrace love? As I cope with the Sunday-morning death of my father, thoughts of religion and spirituality occupy me. As extended family gathered around his deathbed last week, I reflected on my membership in a large Irish-Catholic clan. While much of my

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The Real Gift

A survey was done among members of the Metropolitan Community Church, a largely LGBTQ denomination. One of the questions posed was whether it was in the Metropolitan Community Church that they heard for the first time that they were beloved by God? The answer was

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