Posts tagged "pope francis"

Gay Priest Fired For Coming Out Right Before Vatican Assembly On Family, Marriage & Same-Sex Relationships

One person who probably doesn’t refer to Pope Francis as “Cool Pope” like so many have called the notoriously less-bigoted-than-usual Catholic Church figurehead? Former Vatican priest Krzysztof Charamsa, who was fired just…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 5, 2015 - 11:20 am

Vatican Fires Priest For Coming Out As Gay

Pope Francis may be the most “liberal” Pope there ever was, but the Vatican still isn’t.
The Polish Monsignor Krysztof Olaf Charamsa held a press conference on Saturday in Rome,…

Katrin Higher | October 4, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Vatican: Pope Francis Is Down With His Gay Buddy, Not Kim Davis

What does Kim Davis do with her gay friends? Deny them marriage licenses. What does the Pope do with his gay friends? He grants them the only “

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 2, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Vatican: Hold On, We Don’t Like Kim Davis That Much

The Vatican wants everyone to slow their roll on this whole Pope-Kim Davis meeting. Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi issued a statement on the meeting to “contribute to

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 2, 2015 - 9:00 am

Kim Davis And The Pope: Why Her Claims To “Religious Liberty” Are Bogus

Kim Davis and her lawyers from the Liberty Council are claiming that the homophobe and on-the-side Rowan County, KY clerk had a special, secret meeting with Pope Francis

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 30, 2015 - 9:30 am

Watch The Pope Bless His Very Own Mini-Me

While you were busy planning for your Super Moon party over the weekend, Pope Francis crossed paths with something of similar cosmic importance — BABY POPE. Parents Daniel and Dana Madden attended the…

Lauren Vinopal | September 28, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Pope Says Kim Davis Is Right For “Conscientiously Objecting”

Pope Francis told reporters on the plane back from the US to Rome that government employees should have the right to refuse to issue marriage licenses if that’s

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 28, 2015 - 9:30 am

Pope Francis Says ‘God Weeps’ For Child Sexual Abuse Victims Of The Clergy

On the Pope’s final day of his historic United States visit, Francis met with Bishops in Philadelphia and brought up the Catholic church’s darkest secrets.
He said that all those…

Katrin Higher | September 27, 2015 - 1:30 pm

The Pope Is So High Fashion, Here Are His Best Looks!!!

Pope Francis has descended upon New York City, dragging his papal vestments through our dirty streets, waving giant scepters, waving swingy golden incense holders and causing traffic jams, street closures…

Megan Reynolds | September 25, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Everyone Calm Down, The Catholic Church Is Still Sexist And Homophobic

Conservative pundits were concerned that a reception for Pope Francis was intended to “embarrass” him because – oh no – there were religious leaders who were gay, transgender, and supportive of the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 24, 2015 - 3:45 pm

7 Things The Pope And Pizza Rat Have In Common

Relax. They’re all good things.

Lauren Vinopal | September 23, 2015 - 9:00 am

Pope Francis Has Made It Easier To Get An Annulment

This morning, Pope Francis issued two “moto proprio” documents – decrees from the Pope himself – that will make the annulment process easier for Catholics starting on December 8, the

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 8, 2015 - 9:00 am

The Soapbox: Thanks For The Slut-Shaming, Francis!

Pope Francis deciding to allow priests to forgive women who have had abortions isn’t the progressive move you might think it is.

Katie Klabusich | September 2, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Pope Francis Will Allow Priests To Forgive Abortions

Pope Francis is allowing priests to forgive women who have had abortions during the upcoming Catholic Holy Year, from December 8, 2015 to November 26, 2016. Normally, if

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 1, 2015 - 5:30 pm

LGBT Catholics Are Organizing For Inclusion In The Church

Plus, did you know Beatrix Potter studied mushrooms?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 28, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Fox Host Declares Pope Francis “The Most Dangerous Human Alive”

Because climate change, obviously. …

Robyn Pennacchia | June 17, 2015 - 5:00 pm

US Republicans Tell Pope Francis Not To Quit His Day Job

The far right in our country are gearing up to put Pope Francis in his place before he convinces everyone in the world that climate change is legit.

Katrin Higher | June 13, 2015 - 11:30 am

Pope Francis Gives Homeless Catholics A Private Tour Of The Sistine Chapel

PLUS, millennials have some weird beliefs about doin’ it and VICE is all about sex innnnnn spaaaaaaaaace — all in Today’s Lady News!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 30, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Pope Francis: Trans* People Are “Opposing God’s Order Of Creation”

Pope Francis compared trans* people to nuclear weapons. How progressive. [Gay Star News]
A Native American activist is suing Facebook over its “real name” policy. [The Guardian]
The case…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 19, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Hillary Clinton Pulls The Grandma Card In Support Of Vaccines

The science is clear: The earth is round, the sky is blue, and #vaccineswork. Let’s protect all our kids. #GrandmothersKnowBest

— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) February 3, 2015

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 3, 2015 - 5:00 pm