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(L-R) Willie, Phil, and Si Robertson attend A&E Networks 2012 Upfront at Lincoln Center in New York City, May 9, 2012.

Duck Dynasty suspension over gay comments sparks criticism

Dec 19, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

The recent suspension of “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson over comments made on homosexual behavior has prompted a storm of... Read more

Courage conference to minister to those with same-sex attraction

Jul 2, 2013

By Kevin J. Jones

The Courage apostolate's upcoming annual conference seeks to strengthen the faith, and the confidence in Christ of Catholics who have... Read more

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Feminist group hurls water, insults at archbishop

Apr 24, 2013

Four semi-nude feminist protestors attacked Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard of Malinas-Brussels during a recent conference on freedom of expression.  Read more

President Obama signs S. 47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, at the U.S. Dept. of Interior on March 7, 2013. Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy.

Gender language blocks bishops from supporting domestic violence bill

Mar 7, 2013

Leading U.S. bishops explained that despite a commitment to fight domestic violence, they could not endorse a prominent federal bill... Read more

Boy Scouts salute the american flag.

Possible lift of Boy Scouts' gay ban draws disappointment

Feb 1, 2013

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

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Socialist politician says Spanish bishop should be 'muzzled'

Jan 7, 2013

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 Flickr.com (CC BY 2.0)

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

Dec 5, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

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

The Pacific Justice Institute logo. CNA file photo.

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

Nov 6, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

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

Jun 14, 2012

By CNA Staff

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

Jun 13, 2012

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'

Jun 5, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

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

Jun 3, 2012

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

May 26, 2012

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