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Catholic Bishop says Pride celebrations are harmful to children

Catholic Bishop says Pride celebrations are harmful to children

A Bishop in the USA has declared that Pride celebrations dangerous to children and should be avoided by Catholics. Thomas Tobin, who the Bishop of Providence in Rhode Island made his declaration as the USA started it’s month long Pride celebrations. This year is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York which […]

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Singapore’s Archbishop wants homosexuality to stay illegal

Singapore’s Archbishop wants homosexuality to stay illegal

The Catholic Archbishop of Singapore has shared his views on the push to decrimalise homosexuality arguing that it should remain illegal because it will lead to gay people wanting to marry and adopt children. William Goh published a pastoral letter to Singapore’s Catholic community outlining the Catholic church’s opposition to the laws changing. There has […]

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Fr Frank Brennan banned from speaking in Tasmania by church

Fr Frank Brennan banned from speaking in Tasmania by church

Sky News has reported that Father Frank Brennan has been banned from publicly speaking in Tasmania by Archbishop Julian Porteous. The Jesuit priest and scholar has reportedly been forbidden from speaking because of his view that Catholic parishioners had a right to express their opinion in last year’s postal survey on same-sex marriage. It is […]

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Catholic Archbishop says majority did not vote for marriage equality

Catholic Archbishop says majority did not vote for marriage equality

The Catholic Archbishop of Sydney has argued that the majority of Australians did not voice support for marriage equality because some people did not return their survey forms. Archbishop Anthony Fisher says that because 20 per cent of people abstained from taking part in the survey, support for allowing same sex couples to marry is […]

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ABC’s ‘Q&A’ program to focus on the marriage debate

ABC’s ‘Q&A’ program to focus on the marriage debate

The ABC’s current affairs discussion program Q&A will have a focus this week on the marriage equality debate. Appearing on the program will be actress Magda Szubanski, Archbishop of Sydney Glenn Davies, Liberal Party Vice President Karina Okotel and Frank Brennan, who is a Jesuit Priest and Law Professor. Anglican Archbishop Glenn Davies made headlines […]

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Archbishop of Sydney says state should stay out of people’s bedrooms

Archbishop of Sydney says state should stay out of people’s bedrooms

The Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, Anthony Fisher, has delivered a sermon saying the state has not right to tell people who they can love, and should “stay out of the bedroom”. Delivering his homily to parishioners at Sydney’s St Mary’s Cathedral the Archbishop said that while there were many kinds of friendship, the only one […]

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Catholic Archbishop says gay people are equal but not the same

Catholic Archbishop says gay people are equal but not the same

Archbishop Mark Coleridge, the Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane, says gay couples do not qualify for marriage, just as siblings are not allowed to wed, and parents are forbidden from marrying their own children. Appearing on the ABC program News Breakfast, the senior Catholic leader said the love between gay couples was like the love between […]

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Confrontational protests over Safe Schools at Brisbane Church

Confrontational protests over Safe Schools at Brisbane Church

Students in Brisbane have clashed with people hoping to attend an anti-Safe Schools seminar at a Catholic Church. The seminar titled Safe Schools: Education or Social Engineering? was being presented by the Knights of the Southern Cross, a fraternal order of the Catholic Church. In its promotion of the event St Michael’s church in Dorrington claimed that the […]

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Predominantly Catholic nation Malta legalises same-sex marriage

Predominantly Catholic nation Malta legalises same-sex marriage

Malta is the latest country to embrace marriage equality, following in the footsteps of Germany, Taiwan and 22 other nations. Europe’s smallest country changed its laws so that marriage ceremonies will no longer pronounce ‘you are now husband and wife’, instead they will declare ‘you are now spouses’. Birth certificates will also now declare parents […]

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Italian bar criticised for making gay version of The Last Supper

Italian bar criticised for making gay version of The Last Supper

A bar in Salerno Italy has been asked to cancel it’s weekly gay night after people took offence at it’s promotional poster for their weekly night DiverCity. The advert depicted a gay version of The Last Supper. Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper show Jesus eating with his disciples, the alternative version used in the […]

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