Category - Homosexuality

  • 24 Feb 2009

    Four Evangelical groups who believe the churches need a positive change of heart and mind on homosexuality have said condemning hate groups is not enough. They want Christian acceptance of gay people.

  • 21 Feb 2009

    Christian students from across the UK have been gathering in the Midlands for a weekend exploring the relevance of their faith to contemporary issues, with a special focus on gender and sexuality.

  • 19 Feb 2009

    Six churches and Christian groups have spoken out against US anti-gay hate group Westboro Baptist Church, who proposed to picket in the UK on Friday. But some of them have been challenged about their own policies.

  • 17 Feb 2009

    A controversial Austrian priest has agreed that Pope Benedict should revoke his appointment as a bishop in Austria, after his promotion led to a storm of protests because of his extreme views.

  • 27 Dec 2008

    The Christmas message is one of deliveerance from fear, says Giles Fraser. But the approach the Pope has taken to 'human ecology' heads perilously in the other direction.

  • 27 Dec 2008

    A London borough has won its appeal against a ruling that it unlawfully discriminated against a Christian registrar who refused to perform same-sex civil partnerships.

  • 21 Nov 2008

    Activists disappointed by a measure to ban same-sex marriage in California that has deeply divided religious groups, say nationwide protests against the prohibition are a milestone in civil rights for gays and lesbians.

  • 20 Nov 2008

    For half a century, says Savi Hensman, theologians have vigorously debated lesbian and gay love and the response of society and the Church. Yet theological reflection on these issues, for instance in literature, dates back further.

  • 6 Nov 2008

    The director of a leading nonviolent US task force for lesbian and gay people, which includes many religious believers, has said that the election of Barack Obama is “a day of blessing seasoned by loss,” given the bigotry of some local issue votes.

  • 22 Oct 2008

    In a thoughtful, passionate and challenging reflection on homosexuality
    and the Christian church, Glynn Cardy's focus is not on an 'issue' but
    on the people who are most affected by prejudice, and their need for
    justice, dignity and human rights.