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A blessing service at St. Augustin Catholic church in Würzburg, Germany, for couples, including those of the same-sex, May 10, 2021.

Blessing same-sex couples a diabolical and sacrilegious act, priest affirms

May 11, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Fr. Hugo Valdemar, canon penitentiary of the Archdiocese of Mexico, said that the blessing that priests and pastoral workers gave... Read more

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Catholic university in New England 'affirms support' for LGBT persons

Apr 24, 2021

Sacred Heart University held a rally celebrating LGBT students last month after the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith... Read more

Bishop urges prayer, fasting in response to blessings of same-sex couples in Germany

Apr 19, 2021

In response to a planned day of blessings for same-sex partners in Germany, the Bishop of San Sebastián on Wednesday... Read more

Pope Francis at his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace March 17, 2021

Yes, Pope Francis was involved in the CDF’s document on same-sex blessings

Mar 25, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Following a Vatican clarification that the Church cannot bless same-sex unions, some media outlets have speculated about Pope Francis’ involvement... Read more