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Blaming homosexuality for abuse of minors is distraction, victims say

People must stop using homosexuals as scapegoats for the sexual abuse of children, two male survivors of abuse by priests told reporters. “To make this link between homosexuality and pedophilia

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The Vatican erases Pope Francis’s comments suggesting Gay Children need ‘Psychiatric’ Help following backlash

The Vatican hit CTRL + ALT + DELETE on comments made by the Pope earlier this week suggesting that queer children need psychological help. Following a contentious trip to Ireland

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The Piece About What The LGBT Can Expect From Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made headlines worldwide for his conflicting statements and actions when it comes to LGBTQI people. In famous off-the-cuff remarks, he stunned many by asking “Who am I

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The Vatican Still Maintains That Gay Men Shouldn’t Be Priests

For the record, the Vatican still doesn’t think those of us with “deep-seated homosexual tendencies” or people who “support the so-called ‘gay culture’” should not be priests. A new statement

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Vatican plotters planted fake brain tumour story to derail Pope on gay rights

A senior cardinal has suggested that anti-gay conservative forces within the Vatican were responsible for planting a hoax story that the Pope has a brain tumour. The Pontiff has been

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“Gays, Remarried Catholics Are Just As Sinful As Murderers.” – Cardinal Raymond Burke

When Pope Francis last year effectively demoted U.S. Cardinal Raymond Burke by moving him out of a senior post in the Vatican to a largely ceremonial role as head of

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Bishops Declare Open War On The Pope As Too Soft On Homophobia

None of us needs to be reminded of just how homophobic the U.S. Catholic bishops are. But the bishops clearly feel a refresher is in order for Pope Francis. In

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The LGBT response to Archbishop Kaigama’s turnaround

Nigerian Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama recently made a remarkable about-turn on Nigeria’s anti-gay law, saying that he does not support jailing gay people, this after he, earlier this year, and on