Two Christian ministers could face legal punishment or be forced to sell their wedding chapel for declining to perform same-sex weddings.
An estimated 70,000 people, including Benedict XVI, were present at the beatification of Pope Paul VI, whom Francis called
'the great helmsman of the Council.'
Pope Francis, in the Synodís concluding address, summarized the two-weeks' 'moments of tensions and temptations.'
The University of Notre Dame extended marriage benefits to those in same-sex marriages, prompting the local bishop to call upon the school
to affirm its fidelity to Catholic teaching.
City officials in Houston issued subpoenas demanding that five pastors turn in any sermons related to homosexuality; the five were opponents of a
gay rights ordinance.
Researchers found that contraceptives in the water devastated a fish population and 'feminized' the male fish. It's pollution.
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