Catholic bishops in 'seismic' opening toward gays

Oct 14, 2014

Catholic bishops in 'seismic' opening toward gays

Gay rights groups hailed a “seismic shift” by the Catholic Church toward gays on Monday after bishops said homosexuals had gifts to offer the church and that their partnerships, while morally problematic, provided homosexuals with “precious” support. In a preliminary report half-way through a ...

Philippines' Roman Catholic Church's influence wanes

May 6, 2013

Philippines' Roman Catholic Church's influence wanes

In cathedrals around the Philippines, huge black-and-red banners are asking the faithful to choose between “Team Life” and “Team Death,” with priests warning the nation’s soul is at stake. The signs are part of efforts by the Catholic church to assert influence in the ...