Not in our names

Joanna Moorhead, deputy editor of the Catholic Herald from 1988-1992 writes in today’s Guardian. The online version is headlined “The crimes of the Catholic church: not in our names.” In the course of the article she says: The last thing anyone would ask a bishop or cardinal about right now is prayer, or Christian witness, […]

Are the Philippines, Asia’s largest Christian country, also the most gay-friendly?

The Philippines 440w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” />A flexible view of sexuality has allowed gays to find a place in the community in the Philippines – as long as they stay focused on the family. Gays and lesbians in Asia’s largest Christian country are reaching new heights. More than 85 percent of Filipinos are Catholic, with […]

English and Welsh Roman Catholic bishops say Equality Bill redefines who can be a priest

Catholic News Service – Simon Caldwell The Catholic bishops of England and Wales said they could be at risk of prosecution under a proposed law unless they accept women, sexually active gays and transsexuals as candidates to the priesthood. They made their claims in a briefing for Catholic members of the House of Lords, Britain’s […]

Pope Says Anglican gays are an obstacle to unity

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope John Paul on Saturday urged Christians to be committed to seeking unity of their divided Churches but, in a reference to homosexual clergy in the Anglican communion, said new ethical obstacles had surfaced. At a vespers service in St Peter’s Basilica to mark the 40th anniversary of a Second Vatican […]