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Organizations again labeled 'hate groups' over beliefs on marriage

Feb 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Southern Poverty Law Center has again named mainstream organizations to its list of “hate groups” in the 2020 publication... Read more

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Twitter, Truth and Transgenderism: Catholic outlet suspended for Biden nominee report

Feb 1, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic World Report is no longer suspended on Twitter, but the publication is still concerned about the social media giant’s... Read more

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Canadian student journalist fired for Catholic views charges discrimination

Jan 26, 2021

A Catholic student who said his university’s newspaper wrongly fired him for his critical views of homosexuality and transgenderism has... Read more

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Pro-abortion, pro-LGBT groups applaud confirmation of new Secretary of State

Jan 26, 2021

Pro-abortion and pro-LGBT groups applauded the Senate’s confirmation of Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken on Tuesday.  Read more

Group of the U.S. Embassy in Denmark holds a balloon with the American flag adapted to the LGBT flag at the Copenhagen Pride Parade on Aug. 15, 2015  Credit: Giorgio Caracciolo/Shutterstock

Secretary of State nominee says he will fill LGBT position at agency

Jan 22, 2021

President Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of State pledged to appoint an LGBTI envoy at the agency, and says he... Read more

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Court victories strengthen Catholic groups' protections against 'gender transition' mandates

Jan 22, 2021

Catholic medical groups and employers say their religious freedom position has been strengthened by a federal injunction against mandatory insurance... Read more

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In far-reaching executive order, Biden redefines 'sex'

Jan 21, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

In one of his first acts in office, President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to interpret sex discrimination... Read more

‘This image is very offensive to many people’: Poland’s ‘rainbow halo’ trial begins

Jan 20, 2021

The trial of three activists who distributed posters depicting Poland’s Black Madonna icon with a rainbow halo will resume next... Read more

Hungary defines family as having a mother and a father

Dec 15, 2020

Hungary’s Parliament passed a law Tuesday defining the family as having a woman as the mother and a man as... Read more

President-elect Joe Biden speaks Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del.

Religious schools must accept 'gender identity', LGBT activists tell Biden

Dec 15, 2020

A leading LGBT activist group is calling for the Biden administration to tighten accreditation regulations of religious schools and enforce... Read more

Victoria's conversion therapy bill a 'dramatic overreach of the state'

Dec 10, 2020

A bill seeking to ban so-called conversion therapy for sexual orientation or gender identity in the Australian state of Victoria... Read more

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In landmark ruling, U.K. high court says children unlikely to be able to give informed consent to puberty blockers

Dec 2, 2020

By CNA Staff

The U.K.’s high court ruled Tuesday that children are unlikely to be mature enough to give informed consent to medical... Read more

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Toronto cardinal rebukes Catholic school board members for barring Catechism reading

Nov 20, 2020

Cardinal Thomas Collins of Toronto has rebuked members of the local Catholic school board for refusing to allow a passage... Read more

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Catholic bishops back Title IX law on 'trans athletes'

Oct 28, 2020

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has given its support to a new piece of legislation that aims to... Read more

School district can't hide student gender identity 'transition' from parents, Wis. judge says

Sep 30, 2020

A temporary injunction has halted the Madison School District from following gender identity guidance that critics said concealed from parents... Read more

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Kroger employees allege religious discrimination over 'rainbow' apron

Sep 22, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The federal government is suing the Kroger Company for discrimination after two employees at an Arkansas store were fired for... Read more

Pope Francis arrives for his general audience in the San Damaso Courtyard at the Vatican, Sept. 2, 2020. All photos: Daniel Ibañez/CNA.

Analysis: How a papal handshake became an ‘extraordinary turning point’ for LGBT activists 

Sep 17, 2020

L'Avvenire, the official newspaper of the Italian bishops’ conference, reported yesterday that Pope Francis "at the end of an audience"... Read more

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US bishops commend HUD plan to allow homeless shelters to serve on basis of sex

Sep 14, 2020

The US bishops’ conference on Friday applauded the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposal to allow single-sex homeless... Read more

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Catholics say religious ed plan defies doctrine, while diocese defends curriculum

Sep 14, 2020

Catholics, including some local priests, have said a proposed diocesan catechetical curriculum in Australia promotes views on gender identity and human... Read more

Young man with rainbow flag during Krakow Pride parade, Aug. 29, 2020.

Polish bishops clarify call for counseling centers in ‘LGBT+’ document

Sep 2, 2020

A Polish bishop dismissed Wednesday suggestions that the country’s bishops want to force people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual,... Read more