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In James Younger transgender case, judge grants parents joint medical, psychiatric authority

Oct 24, 2019

A Texas judge granted Jeffrey Younger and Anne Georgulas joint managing conservatorship of their son, James Younger, over whose gender... Read more

Texas court favors woman seeking gender transition for 7 year-old son

Oct 23, 2019

A Texas jury this week ruled against a father who wants to block the hormonal gender transition of his 7-year-old... Read more

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal.

Hong Kong court says redefining marriage is beyond its authority

Oct 18, 2019

A court in Hong Kong has ruled against the recognition of same-sex partnerships, upholding the government’s policy of not recognizing... Read more

Leader of Poland's ruling party Law and Justice, Jaroslaw Kaczynski.

Poland's ruling party accused of trying to ban sex education

Oct 16, 2019

The Law and Justice Party (PiS) is supporting a law that would criminalize the “promotion of underage sexual activity” to... Read more

Woman with transgender symbol on her hand.

'Transgender mandate' struck down by federal court

Oct 15, 2019

The Obama-era regulation would require most doctors throughout the country to perform gender-transition surgeries upon request, despite any conscience-based or prudential objections.  Read more

Former congressman and failed senate candidate Robert Francis O'Rourke.

Tax churches that oppose gay marriage, Democratic candidate says

Oct 11, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

A Democratic candidate for president has said religious institutions should be stripped of their tax-exempt status if they oppose same-sex... Read more

Child  at high risk of being trafficked and abused.

Children at risk from porn, trafficking, gender identity, summit hears

Oct 9, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Advocates for children, parents, and women’s rights all spoke out against growing threats of the sexualization of children at a... Read more

Chamber of the US Supreme Court.

'Words matter' bishops say as Supreme Court hears LGBT cases

Oct 8, 2019

By Matt Hadro

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a trio of cases that could decide whether or not federal... Read more

16 June 2019: Polish LGBT marchers display blasphemous image of the Black Madonna of Czestochowa.

Polish archbishop compares LGBT movement to communist regime

Oct 8, 2019

Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski of Krakow made the comparison in a pastoral letter to the archdiocese released on Sept. 28, as he announced... Read more

Dr. David Mackereth, who lost his case at an employment tribunal. He refused to refer to transgender clients by their preferred pronouns.

In England, Christian doctor loses trans beliefs case

Oct 4, 2019

An employment tribunal in England stated Wednesday that a biblical view of sex and gender is “incompatible with human dignity”... Read more

Golden Dome at the University of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame students disturbed by anti-Catholic rhetoric

Oct 2, 2019

Students and observers are reacting to a hand-painted sign, posted outside an academic hall at the University of Notre Dame,... Read more

Parliament House, Canberra.

Christian think tank warns of flaws in Australian religious discrimination bill

Oct 1, 2019

Freedom for Faith, a Christian legal think tank, expressed concerns last week over unintended consequences of the Australian government's religious... Read more

The flag of Australia.

Lawyers' group hesitant about Australia's religious discrimination bill

Sep 4, 2019

The president of the Law Council of Australia signalled dissatisfaction with the government's religious discrimination bill Wednesday. Among his concerns... Read more

Entrance to the Democratic National Committee Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Democrats say ‘nones’ are largest religious group, warn against religious liberty claims

Aug 30, 2019

The Democratic National Committee last week passed a resolution recognizing so-called “nones” as “the largest religious group” in the party... Read more

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Study finds no 'gay gene' - What that means for Catholic morality

Aug 30, 2019

By Ed Condon

After a major scientific study found there is not a singular genetic marker for homosexualty, a Catholic theologian explained that... Read more

The Supreme Court chamber in the Kentucky State Capitol.

Kentucky Supreme Court hears religious freedom case over LGBT shirts

Aug 24, 2019

Blaine Adamson, owner of the Lexington, Kentucky-based print shop Hands On Originals, was sued for declining to print T-shirts promoting... Read more

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of the conservative Law in Poland.

Law and Justice Party leader praises Polish archbishop for LGBT opposition

Aug 19, 2019

The leader of Poland’s ruling party praised the Archbishop of Krakow on Sunday for his opposition to the redefinition of... Read more

United States Department of Labor in Washington, DC.

Labor Department rule aims to widen religious freedom protection for employers

Aug 15, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The new policy expands a Johnson-era executive order protecting the rights of religious employers with federal government contracts to hire... Read more

What the Philadelphia foster care case could mean for the Supreme Court

Aug 1, 2019

When the U.S. Supreme Court mandated legal recognition of same-sex marriage in the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges decision, the majority... Read more