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An anti-gay Brazilian priest who is celebrated in the country for his lively sermons was violently pushed from a stage on Sunday while delivering mass in Cachoeira Paulista, São Paulo. Shortly before 3 p.m., a woman was able to rush past security and push Father Marcelo Rossi off the stage during a ceremony at the headquarters of Canção Nova. Video footage showed Rossi toppling from the stage as onlookers watched on in horror. The woman appears to be smiling after his...

Joshua Payne Elliott is suing an archdiocese after they interfered with his contract and got him fired. Screenshot via WishTV video “Former teacher sues Archdiocese.” Late last month a teacher was fired because of his sexuality as the archdiocese who runs the school decided that they didn’t want a gay person to work there. Now, teacher Joshua Payne-Elliott decided to sue the archdiocese because he claims that they interfered with his employment contract when they asked the school to fire...
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Administrators told 18-year-old Christian Bales that his speech was "too confrontational, too angry, too personal." One Kentucky Catholic school has come under fire after rejecting its gay and gender-nonconforming valedictorian’s commencement speech. Christian Bales, the 2018 valedictorian of Holy Cross High School in Crestview Hills, was told that his planned remarks for the commencement ceremony were too personal and too political. The school took action quickly, removing any mention of his speech from the graduation program. The feedback came with no...
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Students describe the decision as a 'major and unprecedented accomplishment for a Catholic university' Georgetown University announced this week that it will offer LGBTI student housing. The catholic university is in Washington D.C., capital city of the US. The university’s Office of Residential Living has announced it accepted the proposal for a new Living Learning Community (LLC). The new building will provide safe space for students to explore gender and sexuality. Crossroads: Gender and Sexuality is the name of this new LLC. It is intended...
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Rev. Gregory Greiten told his congregation this past Sunday, “I am Greg. I am a Roman Catholic priest. And, yes, I am gay!" The priest serves the St. Bernadette Parish in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and after coming out to them he then came out the rest of the world through a column in the National Catholic Reporter. In the article, Greiten says that even though there are somewhere between 8,554 and 21,571 gay Catholic priests in the United States (a number he...
InstinctBelindaRecreation

A Recreation Of A Belinda Carlisle Photo Sparked His Removal! Sigh. I have, as always, a huge opinion regarding this topic. I went to a Catholic grammar school and girl, it was hell. I still believe that I need to send the goddamn Vatican a therapy bill after the crap those horrible teachers and kids put me through. Seriously, I am a proud fallen Catholic ever since I had been isolated by my fellow students and their parents…the whole nuns...

'I was torn between my husband and my child.' ‘I was torn between my husband and my child.’ These are the words of Carolyn, a Catholic mother who now regrets disowning her gay son, David. Speaking as a part of Eric Kruszewski’s documentary on LEAD, an LGBTI group in Saint Matthew’s Catholic Church, she talks about her family and the moment she found out about her son’s sexuality. ‘The time that we found out about David’s homosexuality was very, very difficult. We happened...
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The Vatican quickly distanced themselves from the comments, saying they were Pagan and not Catholic. A Catholic friar has come under fire for comments about the fatal August earthquake in central Italy. Dominican friar Giovanni Cavalcoli, in an interview with fundamentalist Catholic radio show Radio Maria, said the earthquake, which killed almost 300 people, could be divine punishment for civil unions for gay men. ‘From a theological point of view, these disasters are the result of original sin,’ he said. ‘We are in...
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The archbishop of Dublin says he will no longer be sending his student priests to be trained at Ireland’s oldest seminary after a Vatican investigation uncovered a culture of gay sex and the prolific use of the gay hookup app Grindr on the campus, reports Reuters. Dr Diarmuid Martin, the most senior Catholic in the Irish Republic, says he made the decision some months ago because he was “somewhat unhappy” about “an atmosphere that was growing in” St Patrick’s College...
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A man who was allegedly fired from a retirement home owned by the Catholic Diocese of Richmond has filed a federal lawsuit claiming discrimination. John M. Murphy was fired in April 2015, just eight days into his job as executive director of the St. Francis Home, according to court papers filed this month. He says two diocese officials visited his office, Chief Financial Officer Michael McGee and Human Resources Officer Dorothy Mahanes, who told him they had learned he was gay. When...
I married my boyfriend

Yes, my lover and I got married in the New Year’s Eve, away from our families and friends, because we both come from a Catholic background and everybody in our social circle is deeply religious and homophobic. I am Adam and my lover is Ralph. We have been together for the last 5 years and no one ever suspected anything so far. Contrary to what you may think, my parents actually talked about sexuality with me when I was younger....
Kim Davis met with Pope Francis

Kim Davis refuses to leave the spotlight and her story is now famous all over the world. But here is Kim Davis scoring another first in the unraveling of the events that followed her refuse to issue marriage licenses to gay couples some time ago. It turns out that Pope Francis himself met with Kim Davis in private, away from Press’s eyes, last Thursday. nbcnews.com “The fact that he met with Kim Davis sends a message that he is someone who...

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