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More than 1 million Expected at Pope's Mass in South America

By Nicole Winfield | Jul 6
Pope Francis travels to the Ecuadorean port of Guayaquil for a Mass expected to draw more than a million people, as Latin America's first pontiff tours his home continent with a message of compassion for the weak and respect for an ailing planet.

Sex Offenders Sue, Cite Indiana's Religious Objections Law

By Tom Davies | Jul 3
A lawsuit filed on behalf of two registered sex offenders cites Indiana's new religious objections law in arguing they've been wrongly prohibited from worshipping at churches that have schools on the same property.

Woman in Mormon Church Photo Voices Support for Gay Marriage

Jul 2
A Mormon woman whose photograph was used by her church last week on a webpage explaining the faith's belief that marriage should be between a man and woman says she supports the legalization of gay marriage.

Right-Winger Blames Taiwan Water Park Fire on US Gay Marriage

By EDGE | Jul 2
According to one right-winger, God hates the United States Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage so much he's burning people in China over it.

Episcopalians OK Allowing Gay Marriage in Churches

By Brady McCombs and Rachel Zoll | Jul 2
The Episcopal Church has completed its embrace of gay rights, changing church law to allow same-sex religious marriages throughout the denomination, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.

Heeding Francis, Iowa Catholic Leaders to Pressure '16 Field

By Thomas Beaumont and Rachel Zoll | Jul 2
Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa will call on candidates for president to follow Pope Francis and focus as much on the environment and income inequality in 2016 as they have in past elections on opposing gay marriage and abortion.

Watch: Ohio Girl Stands Up to Anti-Gay Preacher With Rainbow Flag

By Jason St. Amand | Jul 1
A touching YouTube video of a first-grader from Columbus, Ohio standing up to an anti-gay street preacher by handing him a rainbow flag is going viral this week.

Katy Perry Caught in Property Dispute Between Nuns, Archdiocese

Jul 1
Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named in a recent lawsuit over the scenic property in the Los Feliz neighborhoo

Episcopalians to Vote on Allowing Gay Marriage in Churches

By Brady McCombs and Rachel Zoll | Jul 1
Episcopalians are set to vote Wednesday on allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.

Man With Too Much Time On His Hands Wants To Burn Gay Flag

By EDGE | Jun 30
It's probably safe to bet that this guy didn't rainbow his Facebook profile photo.

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