Gays

Pope Francis  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Faults Church For ‘Divisive Rules’ On Gays, Abortion, Contraception

“A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: ‘Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?'”

09/19/2013

Timothy Cardinal Dolan (file / credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Dolan Reacts To Pope Francis’ Comments On Gay Priests

Timothy Cardinal Dolan said the pontiff’s tone is very welcoming, but emphasized that church doctrine is not changing.

07/30/2013

Pope Francis delivers his first 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing from the balcony of St. Peter's Basilica during Easter Mass on March 31, 2013 at the Vatican. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Pope Francis On Gays: ‘You Can’t Marginalize These People’

New Yorkers and people around the world were reacting Monday to what may have been the most memorable and attention-grabbing statement by Pope Francis since he became leader of the Roman Catholic Church in March.

07/29/2013

Boy Scouts (file / credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Of America Reaffirms Ban On Gays

The Boy Scouts of America has reaffirmed its ban on homosexuals following a two-year confidential review and the decision hit home in New Jersey, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported.

07/17/2012

President Barack Obama signs the repeal of the "Dont' Ask, Don't Tell" policy at the Interior Department - Washington, DC - Dec 22, 2010 - AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Obama Signs Repeal Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy

President Barack Obama says valor and sacrifice in the armed forces are no longer defined by sexual orientation.

12/22/2010