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Pope to Families: Learn to Talk to One Another Again

Jan 23
Pope Francis is urging families to put aside their iPhones and Twitter feeds and learn to talk to one another again.

Pope: Catholics Don't Have to Breed Like Rabbits

By Nicole Winfield | Jan 20
Pope Francis is firmly upholding church teaching banning contraception, but said Monday that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" and should instead practice "responsible parenting."

Mormons Move to Excommunicate Pro-Gay Podcaster

By Brady McCombs | Jan 16
A lifelong Mormon well-known for running a website that provides a forum for church members questioning their faith said Thursday he is set to be kicked out of the religion.

Pope Says He'll Focus on Poor, Exploited in Philippine Trip

By Nicole Winfield and Teresa Cerojano | Jan 15
Pope Francis said Thursday that his visit to the Philippines, Asia's largest Catholic nation, will focus on the plight of the poor, the exploited and victims of injustice.

Ellen DeGeneres Responds to Pastor's Anti-Gay Remarks

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 15
Ellen DeGeneres slams an anti-gay pastor who said she's turning children gay on the latest episode of her talk show.

Westboro Baptist Church's Twitter Account Suspended

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 14
The Westboro Baptist "God Hates Fags" Church's main Twitter account has been suspended.

Lesbian Christian Rock Singer Shows Love to Westboro Jerks

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 12
A Christian rock singer who came out as lesbian in August has shown her true WWJD (What Would Jesus Do) roots in a recent showdown with the notoriously homophobic Westboro Baptist Church from Topeka, Kansas.

Pastor: Taylor Swift is Turning Your Kids Gay!

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 12
An anti-gay pastor suggests that children who are jamming out to "1989," Taylor Swift's newest record, are going to "turn" gay because her tunes carry a pro-gay message.

Archbishop's Memo Draws Fire From Gay Rights Groups

Jan 10
Thousands of employees in Miami's Catholic Archdiocese got a memo from Archbishop Thomas Wenski after judges in Florida lifted the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Says He's Not Anti-Christian

By David Bauder | Jan 8
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says his Christmas tweet about Isaac Newton shouldn't be interpreted to mean he's anti-Christian.

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