Same-sex couple blessings in the Catholic Church

Love is written on a drawing of a stained glass window.

Pope Francis’s recent openness to priests offering blessings to same-sex couples has generated attention. While Catholic Church doctrine defines marriage as between one man and one woman, the Pope’s comments emphasize the importance of pastoral …

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New survey on college students’ gender, sexual orientation and religion

A diverse group of college students are shown looking at the phone of one.

(ANALYSIS) The religious group that is the most likely to be straight is
Muslims at 85%, followed closely by a whole bunch of other groups such as
Protestants, Catholics, “just Christians” and Hindus. But here’s a really
big surprise to me — only 78% of Latter-day Saints in college say that they
are straight.