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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

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

Mackenzie Scott donates millions to controversial group outspoken on Catholic issues, religious freedom

Jun 30, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Several million dollars from the Amazon fortune of Jeff Bezos’ former wife Mackenzie Scott have funded a controversial multi-religious advocacy... Read more

University of California regents advance proposal to pressure hospital partners’ Catholic ethics

Jun 26, 2021

The regents of the University of California have advanced a proposal that could end longtime partnerships with Catholic hospitals, as... Read more

How the Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX could end up hurting women

Jun 25, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

The Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX protections could end up hurting women’s sports and contradicting the purpose of the... Read more

Cathedral of San Gil

LGBT activist dances and strips in atrium of Catholic cathedral

Jun 24, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

An LGBT activist danced and stripped to scanty underwear in the atrium in front of the cathedral in the town... Read more

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, Ballyfermot, Ireland, displays the LGBT rainbow flag

Irish parish removes LGBT ‘Pride’ flag after archdiocese intervenes

Jun 24, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic parish in Ireland has reluctantly taken down a rainbow LGBT “Pride” flag that was erected last week outside... Read more

A September 2015 gathering of the Association of Pittsburgh Priests. Credit: APP via Facebook.

Pittsburgh group calls for same-sex blessings 

Jun 17, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic organization based in Pittsburgh has called on Bishop David Zubik to reject a March note from the Congregation... Read more

President Biden reveals his rosary beads during a March 1, 2021 virtual meeting with Mexico’s President López Obrador

Bishops must address Biden's policies that contradict Church teaching, theologians say

Jun 15, 2021

By Matt Hadro

President Joe Biden has advanced policies contrary to Church teaching on life, marriage, and sexuality – and bishops have a... Read more

Biden administration cites ‘duty’ to uphold Title IX exemption for Christian schools

Jun 9, 2021

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it is required by law to uphold a Title IX exemption for religious colleges,... Read more

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame university website celebrates ‘Pride Month’

Jun 9, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The website of the University of Notre Dame has a feature post celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride on its diversity and inclusion... Read more

June 4 rally in support of Tanner Cross, Loudoun County, Virginia

Court reinstates Virginia teacher suspended over transgender pronoun policy

Jun 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

A county court on Tuesday ruled that a Virginia teacher suspended for opposing a school transgender pronoun policy must be... Read more