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Gibraltar Votes Unanimously to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Gibraltar/St. Michael's Cave/Lonely Planet
Faith and Religion International
The Civil Marriage Amendment Bill 2016 was passed unanimously by the government in Gibraltar on October 26, 2016. ...
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Christians Should Apologize for Poor Treatment of Gays, Pope Says

Pope Francis/Paul Haring Catholic News Service
Faith and Religion
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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A Tally of Marriage Equality Around the World

International
Nearly two dozen countries currently have national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. ...
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Former Irish Government Minister Pat Carey: ‘I’m Gay’

Pat Carey/Photo: Alan Betson
Top News Faith and Religion International
Former Irish government minister Pat Carey came out as gay and urged voters to support same-sex marriage. ...
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Angelina Jolie Visits Vatican, Impresses Onlookers with ‘Unbroken’

Louis Zamperini, the Inspiration for Angelina Jolie's Unbroken. Photo: People
Entertainment
Angelina Jolie was invited to visit the Vatican to host a special screening of her movie Unbroken and brought along her two girls. ...
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Majority of Young Catholics Believe Gays and Lesbians Should Be Accepted, Study

Young Catholics
Top News Faith and Religion
A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows that 85 percent of Catholics between the ages 18 and 29 think gays and lesbians should be accepted by society. ...
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Vatican Attitudes Are Changing for the LGBT Community and Why It Should Matter to All of Us

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Top News Editorial Faith and Religion
If you’re a practicing Catholic, and an LGBT person, you get why this is a big deal. It’s not easy to practice a religion that doesn’t support who you are. ...
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Lesbian Teacher Tests Eastside Catholic Rules

Top News Faith and Religion Local
A lesbian drama teacher wore her engagement ring to work at the high school in Sammamish, Washington, as a tribute to Mark Zmuda who was fired on December 20. ...
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Lesbian Ministers Marry in United Methodist Church

Top News Faith and Religion Local
Though it violates the United Methodist Church law, two ministers exchanged vows in Seattle, Washington earlier this month. ...
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IN Catholic Bishops Vocally Disapprove of Same-Sex Marriage

Faith and Religion
The Indiana General Assembly is getting ready to consider the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage in the state, and on December 4, the bishops gave their opinion. ...
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