Pope: ‘Who am I to judge’ gay people?

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Speaking on a jet returning from South American tour, Francis also says that the Catholic Church has not done enough to develop “the theology of women in the church.”

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Scouts await decision on gay membership

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Cub Scout Pack 215 in rural Arkansas is waiting for a vote that could mean big changes for their tiny outfit.

That’s because of a decision being made Thursday at the national Boy Scouts of America annual meeting that will have ramifications for their pack and other Scout units across the country: whether or not to end its controversial policy banning gay Scouts.

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Exclusive: Boy Scouts close to ending ban on gay members, leaders

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The Boy Scouts of America, one of the nation’s largest private youth organizations, is actively considering an end to its decades-long policy of banning gay scouts or scout leaders, according to scouting officials and outsiders familiar with internal discussions.

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Obama makes gay rights history

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When President Barack Obama noted “our gay brothers and sisters” and their struggle for civil rights in his inaugural speech on Monday, he was making history: He was the first president to cite the LGBT community during the keynote presidential address.