Faith Faith in Focus
Emily Claire SchmittNovember 14, 2017
If we want to heal the division between the church and the gay community, we have to meet them, humbly, where they are.
Politics & Society Short Take
Nathan SchneiderNovember 01, 2017
Leftist men need to get more leftist about sex—and maybe more conservative, too.
Supporters of same-sex marriage in Ireland react to their victory in a May 23, 2015, national referendum. (CNS photo/Aidan Crawley, EPA) 
Faith Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinOctober 20, 2017
Some church leaders in Ireland say the World Meeting of Families, to be held next year in Dublin, should be open to all kinds of families, including gay couples.
Renowned Canadian theologian Gregory Baum, 94, author of the first draft of the Second Vatican Council's "Nostra Aetate," died Oct. 18 in a Montreal hospital. He is pictured in a 2016 photo. (CNS photo/Francois Gloutnay, Presence)
Faith News
Baum was the author of the first draft of "Nostra Aetate."
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Politics & Society News
"Any unbaptized person may be baptized. The church has not spoken further than that, whether the person is transgender or not"
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael J. O’LoughlinSeptember 27, 2017
Australian bishops’ group urges a rejection of same-sex marriage in a national referendum, but other church leaders tell voters to follow their consciences.