Karen Oliveto was consecrated as the United Methodist Church’s first openly LGBT bishop on July 16. But not all United Methodists support the new bishop.
Two U.S. United Methodist Church jurisdictions will consider three openly gay candidates for bishop next month.
The "Brexit" referendum is tied up with issues of economics and immigration, and different ideas of what serves the nation best. But religion also motivates voters.
Several U.S. bishops and archbishops have made statements expressing condolences to survivors and family members of victims of the June 12 shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
Bishops of dioceses which themselves fell victim to mass shootings in recent years offered condolences and consolation to survivors and victim family members in the Orlando mass shooting.
NCR Today: The people who were killed at Pulse in Orlando was the second time in a month I was confronted with the ugly reality of murder based on sexual orientation.
NCR Today: The killings in Orlando over the weekend were horrific, beyond words. But the motive of the killer remains an unknown.
NCR Today: Since Sunday morning, our town has been dripping in blood, tears and the fragmented frustration of a news story unfolding itself ever so slowly.
Philippine Catholic bishops called for vigilance against bullying, ostracism and harassment of gay people in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.
Distinctly Catholic: I have questions for the bishops as the USCCB meets this week in California, on the topics of religious liberty, LGBT issues, immigration and the bishops' conference itself.