Posts Tagged ‘LGBTI’

Melbourne Archbishop enlists LGBTI faithful

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Melbourne Archbishop Peter Comensoli has enlisted the LGBTI community to help the church set a new direction after years of scandal and internal unrest. In an unprecedented move that has divided some within the church, the Archdiocese this month invited gay Catholics to a 2½-hour meeting at which they discussed how the institution should change Read more

Pope’s views on homosexuality and women should change

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

The Pope’s views on homosexuality and women should change, says former Irish President Mary McAleese. Focusing on homosexuality, she says she cannot go to the World Meeting of Families when the Pope visits Ireland in August, as it does not include LGBTI people. In her view, the Church’s “evil” teaching on homosexuality gave rise to Read more

Decriminalisation of homosexuality in Tonga likely to face opposition

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Tonga’s acting attorney general, ‘Aminiasi Kefu, believes there will be strong opposition to the calls from Tonga’s LGBTI community to revise the Criminal Offences Act. Tonga’s homosexual and transgender community will be calling on government leaders to revise legislation in order to protect LGBTI people. Tonga’s Leiti Association has planned a national consultation with government Read more

Scottish Catholic Church denies supporting ‘mandatory’ LGBTI activist school programme

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

The Scottish Catholic church hierarchy is flatly denying that it is lending its support to advancing a pro-homosexual curriculum in Catholic schools, despite secular as well as gay news sources claiming the opposite. Last month the Herald Scotland published a piece showcasing what it called a “radical new school curriculum which will put LGBTI issues Read more