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N.J. Gov. Chris Christie won’t appeal gay marriage rulings

TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday (Oct. 21) that he was dropping the fight against same-sex marriage in … Continued

Judge in N.J. same-sex marriage case has deep Catholic roots

BAYONNE, N.J. — — The judge who declared same-sex marriage legal in New Jersey was raised a Catholic in Bayonne, … Continued

Evangelical ‘Messy Middle’ is more accepting of gays

RNS () — A new voice is emerging in the evangelical community, and it’s turning away from the church’s vocal … Continued

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Pope Francis and gays: A misinterpretation or a hint of the future?

Francis’ “Who am I to judge” opens a whole new set of questions – and answers – for the Church.

Queen approves same-sex marriage bill in England, Wales

CANTERBURY, England — England and Wales became the 16th and 17th countries in the world to recognize gay marriage after … Continued

Joel Hunter pays a price for political activism

LONGWOOD, Fla.  (RNS)  There’s a price to pay for becoming the voice of moderate conservatism and coalition politics. Even more … Continued

Jewish embrace of LGBT people recognizes the dignity of all

Attitudes toward same sex marriage in Judaism have undergone a dramatic change in the last quarter century. The prohibition recorded … Continued

Supreme Court marriage rulings: Anything but simple

If the range of possible Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage this month requires a scorecard, the potential confusion arising … Continued

Religious groups OK with gay Scout ban for years now say no problem. What gives?

For years, the biggest faith groups in the Boy Scouts Mormons, Catholics and Methodists supported the organization’s ban on openly … Continued

ANALYSIS: Are Catholics shifting tone or substance on gay issues?

When New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan told national news programs on Easter Sunday that Catholic leaders need to do a … Continued