Category - Homosexuality

  • November 1, 2007

    The US United Methodist Church's legislative body has upheld a bishop's decision that a pastor who changed gender from female to male remains eligible to serve the church, in a move welcomed by those supporting transgender persons.

  • October 17, 2007

    For many years now, high profile Christian leaders have been saying that homosexuality is destroying the church, says Tim Nafziger. It turns out that it may be their homophobia that is isolating the church from young people and many others.

  • October 17, 2007

    The outing of Vatican high-flier Monsignor Tommaso Stenico in a secretly filmed TV sting offers a real insight into the struggle the Roman Catholic Church is having in its home country over homosexuality.

  • October 6, 2007

    This week an initiative called 'Would Jesus discriminate?' will give evangelical Christians who question the anti-gay 'party line' a chance to make their voices heard.

  • September 1, 2007

    Anglican churches will soon return to their mission to alleviate poverty, disease and injustice and abandon a "fixation" with homosexuality, says Anglican Bishop Trevor Mwamba, the recently-appointed dean of the Anglican Church of the Province of Central Africa.

  • May 22, 2007

    A residential conference organised by InclusiveChurch which seeks to consider in depth the inclusive, welcoming Gospel in terms of reason, scripture and tradition.

  • April 25, 2007

    An influential group of ministers in Scotland's largest Protestant church has said that its clergy and congregations have been "sinfully" intolerant of gays and lesbians in its ranks.

  • April 13, 2007

    French Presidential candidate Nicholas Sarkozy has publicly criticised the Pope's position on human sexuality.

  • March 21, 2007

    In the rush to condemn homosexuality, a certain pattern of shellfishness may be being overlooked. That's what it says here.

  • March 16, 2007

    Many commentators, both religious and secular, assume that a narrow definition of family is readily mandated by the biblical texts. They're wrong.