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100-Year-Old Church Installs Gay Pastor

RELIGION | Aug 18
An Ohio church marking its 100th anniversary has installed its first openly gay pastor.

Popular UK Reverend Outed on Live TV

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 16
A popular progressive female reverend from the United Kingdom was accidentally outed on live television this week after a news anchor asked her about being gay.

Police: Italian Priest Stole Nuns’ Money to Pay for Gay Sex

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 9
Italian police say a priest allegedly stole cash from a convent so he could pay his gay lover for sex.

Pope’s Comments Push LGBTQ Equality Issues Forward

RELIGION | By David Perry | Aug 1
LGBT groups and Catholic leaders react to Pope Francis’ unprecedented remarks about gay priests.

Analysis: Pope’s Revolution; Not All are Pleased

RELIGION | By Nicole Winfield | Jul 31
The Francis Revolution is underway. Not everyone is pleased.

Is the Catholic Church Overripe With Gay Scandal?

RELIGION | By Antoinette Weil | Jul 4
As the pope acknowledges the existence of a "gay lobby" within the Vatican, the Italian press uncovers an alleged secret blogspot used as a gay hookup site for closeted gay clergy.

Scottish Archbishop: Politician Died Because He Was Gay

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 26
The newly appointed archbishop of Scotland is under fire for suggesting a gay Member of Parlament suddenly died because he was gay.

Fired Catholic Cleric Finds Home at University of Pennsylvania

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 13
A gay Catholic cleric who was abruptly terminated from his teaching post at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia has been hired on at the University of Pennsylvania.

Padres Gone Wild :: Video Released of Gay Priests Getting Their Freak On

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 26
Last week, an Italian publication promised video footage of homosexual priests meeting and mixing with other patrons of gay bars. Now that footage has reached YouTube.

Website Encourages Outing D.C.-Area Catholic Clergy, Church Officials

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 19
A Web site seeks the skinny on sexually active gay and straight D.C.-area priests in order to "end the hypocrisy."

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