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Possible lift of Boy Scouts' gay ban draws disappointment

News that the Boy Scouts of America may soon approve of openly gay members and leaders has sparked a wave... Read more


Socialist politician says Spanish bishop should be 'muzzled'

A socialist government official in Andalusia, Spain, called for a local Catholic bishop to be “muzzled” for arguing that men... Read more

Robert Matsui Federal Courthouse in Sacramento is home to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. Photo by Rojer via (CC BY 2.0)

Judge blocks Calif. 'gay therapy' law over free speech concerns

A federal judge has temporarily blocked a California law that bars therapy to change the behaviors or orientations of those... Read more

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Calif. gay therapy ban imposes 'state orthodoxy,' foes charge

A legal group is seeking a federal injunction against a California ban on “reparative therapy” for minors with homosexual attractions... Read more

Bishop James D. Conley.

Denver bishop says Catholic grants can't undermine Church teaching

Countering critics who include former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, Bishop James D. Conley of Denver has defended the end of... Read more

Professor Mark Regnerus of the University of Texas at Austin.

Study finds children of same-sex partners face difficulties as adults

Children brought up by partners in same-sex relationships are encountering more difficulties in adulthood than their conventionally-raised counterparts, according to... Read more

Pastor Derek McCoy of Maryland Marriage Alliance.

Marylanders expected to vote on 'gay marriage'

Marriage supporters in Maryland have announced they gathered well over 100,000 signatures in a marriage petition drive, most likely securing... Read more

California State Capitol.

Calif. gay therapy restriction bill called intrusive, unscientific

California's senate has approved a bill restricting the therapeutic treatment of homosexuality in minors. Critics say the measure fails to... Read more

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna in his offices in Rome during the May 14, 2012 interview.

Cardinal Schonborn: A faithful Catholic minority can re-convert Europe

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna believes the small but growing number of faithful Catholic families in Europe can win the... Read more