Catholic bishops reversed on Saturday their initial welcome of gays, showing deep divisions on homosexuality and marriage at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis.
By Rialda Zukic
Rome's Mayor Ignazio Marino on Saturday went against Italy's law by registering 16 gay marriages that were celebrated in other countries.
A gathering of bishops convened by Pope Francis broke new ground on some taboos of the Catholic faith. While there was no change in doctrine on cohabitation, divorce and homosexuality, the Church signaled a shift away from condemning people who…
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada.
By Justin Scuiletti
A baker in a suburb of Denver must make wedding cakes for same-sex couples despite his religious objections, the Colorado Civil Rights Commission ruled Friday. Jack Phillips, owner of the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado, refused to make a wedding…
A federal judge in Ohio said Friday he will strike down the state's voter-approved ban on gay marriage, according to the Associated Press. “I intend to issue a written decision and order by April 14 striking down as unconstitutional…
In a sweeping move, the Justice Department announced it will begin providing equal rights to every lawfully married, same-sex couple under its purview, including inmates in federal prisons and those testifying in courts. In a memo to be issued Monday,…
By Rachel Wellford
Protestors and supporters of same-sex marriage begin to show up outside federal court in Norfolk pic.twitter.com/iBAbMY31im— Deanna LeBlanc (@DeannaWAVY) February 4, 2014 Photo by Deanna LeBlanc/WAVY TV 10 AM Reporter A federal court in Norfolk, Va.
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