Faith and Religion

Faith and Religion

United Methodist Church Photo

Rev. Oliveto will lead the church as the denomination’s first openly gay bishop despite the ongoing policies forbidding ordination of “self-avowed practicing homosexuals.” ...
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Christian Mingle/Funny or Die

Christian Mingle and its parent company Spark Networks agreed to update its websites within two years to be more inclusive. ...
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Pope Francis/Paul Haring Catholic News Service

Pope Francis told the press Sunday that the Catholic Church should seek forgiveness for how it has treated the LGBT community in the past. ...
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PayPal Photo

Two weeks ago, PayPal announced plans to open a new global operations center in Charlotte and employ over 400 people in skilled jobs. ...
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Rev. James David Manning

Less than two weeks after an anti-gay church announced its forclosure, $200,000 was raised toward buying the building to provide housing for LGBT homeless youth in Harlem. ...
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Reverend Tutu and Professor van Furth. Photo: Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation

The daughter of the former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town married her longtime girlfriend December 30. ...
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The New Mexico "religious freedom" bill would allow all businesses of all sizes to discriminate against the LGBT community because of religion. ...
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Slightly smaller shares of Americans believe in God and attend religious services than in 2007. ...
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Where is the one place you can find pedophiles, drug addicts and gay priests all in the same place? A monastery near the Alps, according to The Independent. ...
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Photo: Nehirim

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) clergy from across the nation will gather in Portland, Oregon from October 15-18, 2015. ...
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