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Lesbian Teacher Tests Eastside Catholic Rules

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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

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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

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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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Methodist Pastor Vows to Change the Church

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Reverend Frank Schaefer, who officiated his gay son’s wedding, is being asked to give up his religious credentials. However, Schaefer said he wants to stay with the church as a voice for change. ...
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Gay Catholic School Teacher Fired, Students Revolt

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Zmuda reportedly married Dana Jergens last July, seven months after gay marriage became legal in Washington. School officials said that he had violated his contract and that the decision to force his resignation was made by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle. ...
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No Clear ‘Pope Francis Effect’ Among U.S. Catholics

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In the United States, home to the world’s fourth-largest Catholic population, the pope appears to be well-liked by Catholics and non-Catholics alike, rated favorably by 79 percent of Catholics and 58 percent of the general public. ...
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Breaking the Cycle of Shame and Silence

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This conversation was long overdue, and the time had finally come. For decades I had been living silently in my mother’s presence. I had grown tired of feeling like a coward who couldn't speak his truth. ...
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Strong Link Between Church Attendance, Smoking

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Smoking in the U.S. is highly correlated with religiosity, with those who never attend church almost three times as likely to smoke as those who attend weekly. ...
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Majority of Americans Say Religion is Losing Its Influence

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The high point for Americans' belief that religion is increasing its influence, 71 percent, came in December 2001. ...
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Gay Man Asked to Stop Participating in His Parish

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Coppola is a longtime, openly gay church member who attended with his partner, David Crespo. After their marriage, they were asked not to participate. ...
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