Gay & Lesbian Issues
In a recent appearance on Meet the Press, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, who until recently was head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, shared his views about what he believed was the primary problem confronting the Roman Catholic Church – “we’ve been out-marketed.” Dolan says that while the Catholic Church does not favor same-sex marriage, its leaders are tired of being characterized as “anti-gay” rather than “pro-traditional marriage.”
Today’s Buzz covers #GivingTuesday, futuristic delivery drones, and Archbishop Timothy Dolan’s latest comments on the Catholic Church.
Today’s Buzz covers immigration reform, evidence of ancient women priests, and a minister’s suspension for officiating his son’s same-sex wedding.
Today’s Buzz covers the surprising role of Mormons in pushing for ENDA, business executives’ efforts to reform the immigration system, and new groups creating Christian communities around craft beer.
Today’s Buzz covers Hindu music, a possible name change for the Redskins, and a legislative victory for gay and lesbian Americans.
Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Atheists say the spread of YouVersion, a Bible app for smartphones, will only swell their ranks as people delve deeper into the contradictions in and between translations of the ancient text. Religious leaders say the app’s popularity is a good… more
With seven Republican senators and all 55 Democratic senators publicly on board, it now seems likely that the Senate will debate and vote this week on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would ban employment discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation.
Today’s Buzz covers income inequality, climate change and a congressional Diwali celebration!
2013 American Values Survey Release Event at the Brookings Institution on October 29th.
He tweets from his own handle, preaching messages like “prayforpeace” in 140 characters or fewer to nearly three million faithful followers on Twitter. Hardly half a year has passed since his election as both the first South American pope and the first of the Jesuit order, yet already Pope Francis I seems to be charting a new course for the Catholic Church. His public statements during the last six months… more