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Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot leads the city's Pride Parade as Grand Marshal, June 30, 2019.

Roe v. Wade: Pro-life leaders react to Chicago mayor's 'incendiary' call to arms

May 10, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Catholic and pro-life leaders are condemning the Chicago’s mayor’s “call to arms” in response to the leaked Supreme Court draft... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square on May 4, 2022.

Pope Francis to LGBT people: God ‘does not disown any of his children’

May 9, 2022

By CNA Staff

“A ‘selective’ church, one of ‘pure blood,’ is not Holy Mother Church, but rather a sect,” the pope said. Read more

Bishop Joseph Bonnemain of Chur, Switzerland.

Catholic priests criticize new code of conduct in Swiss diocese as ‘attempt to implant LGBT ideology’

Apr 29, 2022

By CNA Staff

Chur Bishop Joseph Bonnemain said the code would be ‘binding for all leaders and employees.’ Read more

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Spain's judiciary council questions details of proposed trans law

Apr 22, 2022

By ACI Prensa

The Plenary of Spain’s national council of the judiciary has questioned the draft law on “the real and effective equality... Read more

Professor Nicholas Meriwether

Professor who resisted mandatory transgender pronouns reaches settlement with university

Apr 19, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Shawnee State University and Prof. Nicholas Meriwether have agreed to a $400,000 settlement after the professor faced disciplinary action for... Read more

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signs bills in Indianapolis, March 10, 2022.

Indiana governor vetoes bill that would reserve girls' sports to females

Mar 22, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The governor of Indiana has vetoed a bill aiming to prohibit the participation of males in K-12 girl’s sports, saying... Read more

Archbishop John Wilson of Southwark.

Catholic archbishop ‘did the right thing’ in LGBT author dispute, says education consultant

Mar 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

The author’s visit was canceled and school governors who supported the book-signing event removed. Read more

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks outside the Supreme Court, Nov. 1, 2021

Federal officials condemn Texas' investigations of child transgender therapies

Mar 3, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Biden administration this week issued condemnations of a Texas policy whereby parents who facilitate gender transition medical treatments for... Read more

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Lincoln bishop opposes now-blocked gender identity city ordinance

Mar 3, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

The Bishop of Lincoln recently spoke out against a city ordinance, recently blocked by a referendum petition, which added “sexual... Read more

The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee archdiocese provides gender theory policy based on biological sex

Jan 20, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee this week put forth a policy related to gender theory, which includes the provision that only... Read more

Barronelle Stutzman, a Christian and florist from Washington state who was sued after declining to create flower arrangements for a same-sex marriage.

Washington florist who declined to serve same-sex wedding will pay settlement, retire

Nov 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A Christian florist who was sued after declining to create flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding ceremony and subsequently spent... Read more

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UK woman who regrets teen gender transition sees court victory overturned on appeal

Sep 17, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A woman who says she was too young when a gender clinic prescribed her puberty blockers has lamented that a... Read more

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Christian response to transgender conflicts needs charity and clarity, Arlington diocese says

Aug 19, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholics need to show charity for self-identified transgender people without compromising their faith or adopting “simplistic” solutions offered by activists... Read more

A march in San Juan to counter the imposition of a “gender perspective curriculum” in Puerto Rican schools held Aug. 14, 2021. Credit: Buenas Noticias/Rafy Colón.

March against gender ideology in schools held in Puerto Rico

Aug 16, 2021

By Diego Lopez Marina

Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday outside the Puerto Rican capitol and marched through the streets to oppose the... Read more

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Puerto Rican bishops encourage participation in march against gender ideology

Aug 5, 2021

By Cynthia Perez

The bishops in Puerto Rico have encouraged participation in a march against gender ideology, a citizen initiative in response to... Read more

Eve Tushnet. Courtesy photo.

'Gay and Catholic': A Q&A with writer and speaker Eve Tushnet

Jul 11, 2021

By Autumn Jones

This spring, Eve Tushnet wrote an article about the conversion therapy in Catholic spaces. The article, included in the June... Read more

The Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest.

Could Hungary find an unexpected ally in the Holy See?

Jul 10, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The country is under fire for a new law touching on homosexuality. Read more

Federal LGBT employment guidance ‘an outrageous overreach’ one lawyer says

Jul 8, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Recent federal LGBT nondiscrimination guidance for employers goes far beyond the law, one legal and religious freedom expert told CNA. Read more

Brief argues Virginia court was right to uphold teacher's rights over pronoun policy

Jul 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

Tanner Cross, a Virginia Elementary School teacher, filed a brief in the Virginia Supreme Court on Wednesday in response to... Read more

Bishop Luis Argüello, spokesman for the Spanish bishops’ conference and auxiliary bishop of Valladolid

Spokesperson for Spanish bishops laments approval of trans law

Jun 30, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

Following the approval of the so-called “Trans Law” by Spain’s Council of Ministers, Luis Argüello, the spokesman for the Spanish... Read more