Faith and Religion

Faith and Religion

U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious, Study Shows

Slightly smaller shares of Americans believe in God and attend religious services than in 2007. ...
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Venturini: Where Priests Go to ‘Be Cured’ of Homosexuality

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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Nehirim To Host Interfaith Queer Clergy Retreat in Portland

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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The Pope and Kim Davis PR Nightmare Needs More of the Golden Rule, Less of The 9th Commandment

Ahem. One would think the Vatican would have a better communications team, but as I remember vividly from the abuse scandals, I am not that surprised. ...
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Kindergarten Student Rejected from Christian Academy for Having Two Moms

Just before school started, the girl was told she could no longer attend the school where she had gone for both preschool and summer school. ...
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Short Film on LGBT Homelessness Released to Coincide with Papal Visit

Faith in America will release a short film entitled "Not a Sin" in anticipation of the Papal visit to the U.S. and the upcoming Presidential primaries. ...
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WATCH: Three Videos Urge Pope Francis to Embrace LGBT Members

In anticipation of Pope Francis' visit to the United States, GLAAD just released three short video portraits of LGBT Catholics, each with a message to the Pope. ...
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Fewer Than Half of Catholics Believe Homosexuality is a Sin, New Report

Nearly half of Catholics (47 percent) said they have a close friend or family member who is gay. ...
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New Report Shows Harmful Implications of Broad Religious Exemption Laws

Currently, 43 percent of LGBT Americans live in one of the 21 states that has broad explicit constitutional or statutory religious exemption laws. ...
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Pope Responds to LGBT-Inclusive Children’s Book After Venice Mayor Denounces It

After Francesca Pardi’s book featuring gay and lesbian animals and families was banned by the mayor of Venice, she received praise by Pope Francis. ...
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