In an extensive interview released today, Pope Francis said that the Roman Catholic church had grown “obsessed” with preaching against marriage for same-sex couples, abortion and contraception. He also said that despite recriminations from some critics, he has chosen not to speak of those issues.
The National Religious Leadership Roundtable, convened by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, responded to recent remarks by internationally renowned faith leaders about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
The National Religious Leadership Roundtable, convened by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, responded to the action by a Roman Catholic priest who denied communion to a lesbian parishioner at her mother’s funeral in Maryland this past weekend.
WASHINGTON, DC – Barbara Satin, a transgender activist who has worked on issues of aging, faith, and gender justice, will retire from a long and successful career in advocacy and step down as Faith Work Director at the National LGBTQ Task Force, where her responsibilities included working for the full inclusion of trans persons in communities…