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By Daniel Payne CNA Staff, Feb 17, 2024 / 13:56 pm The pastor of St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City said the church has offered a Mass of Reparation after a controversial irreverent funeral service was held there this week for a well-known transgender advocate. The Manhattan cathedral hosted the …

By Tyler Arnold Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 29, 2024 / 14:40 pm Pope Francis suggested that the opposition to the Vatican’s approval of nonliturgical blessings for same-sex couples mostly comes from “small ideological groups” with the exception of Africa, which he said is “a special case.” “Those who vehemently protest belong …

By Walter Sanchez Silva ACI Prensa Staff, Jan 19, 2024 / 09:00 am Luca Di Tolve, Mister Gay Italy 1990 and a former homosexual activist, posted a reflection on his website regarding the declaration Fiducia Supplicans from the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF), lamenting that the Vatican document has caused pain, confusion, …

By Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Jan 15, 2024 / 09:37 am Pope Francis responded publicly to questions about the Vatican’s declaration on blessings for same-sex couples for the first time in a television interview on Sunday night. In an appearance on an Italian talk show on Jan. 14, the 87-year-old pope …

By Jonah McKeown Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 27, 2023 / 10:45 am Two seniors at the University of Notre Dame are leading a group of concerned students in objecting to a university-sponsored drag show, set to be held on campus as part of a one-credit course. In a letter to the editor published …

By Tyler Arnold Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 27, 2023 / 12:00 pm California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that would reduce funding to schools that restrict LGBT content from their classrooms. The bill would centralize state authority over school curricula by fining schools that restrict books that cover homosexuality …

By Tyler Arnold Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 23, 2023 / 12:14 pm A Michigan farmer can continue selling his products at a farmers market after a court ruled that city officials in East Lansing, Michigan, violated his religious freedom when they barred his participation in the event because of his Catholic …

By Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Aug 9, 2023 / 07:25 am Massachusetts foster care authorities wrongly denied a Catholic couple approval to become foster parents because they hold to Catholic teaching on marriage, sex, and gender, a lawsuit against state officials and the state foster system charges. The prospective foster …

By Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Jul 24, 2023 / 11:00 am People who identify as LGBT or gender nonconforming should be served by Catholic ministry that shows charity, sensitivity, understanding, and genuine accompaniment in the light of revelation and Church teaching, Archbishop William F. Lori of Baltimore said in a new …

By Peter Pinedo Washington D.C., Jun 7, 2023 / 12:25 pm Michael Williams, who goes by the name “Sister Roma” and is a member of the San Francisco chapter of an anti-Catholic drag group known as the “Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence,” was honored by the California state Legislature on Monday. Outside …