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June 25, 2013

A priest in Palermo told a mom her teenage gay son was a 'devil' and ordered her to leave the church

A faithful Catholic mom was comanded to get an exorcist and leave the church, after her priest discovered her teenage son was gay.

His condemnation came after she begged him to read a letter to his congregation in favor of gay rights on behalf of her and her son.

But he replied: ‘Your son is a devil. So, please, go to an exorcist. And, please, leave this church.’

The incident earlier this month in Palermo, the capital of the Italian island of Sicily, has now been reported by LGBT Christian group Ali d’Aquila.

May 16, 2012

From United States to the Fiji Islands and Italy, LGBT associations unite against gay hate and discrimination

Three Italian Catholic cardinals have agreed to prayer vigils held by the religious group Gionata for the victims of gay hate and discrimination for the first time.

LGBT groups will pray for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Milan, Florence and Palermo, in Sicily as part of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) to be celebrated tomorrow (17 May) in an estimated 100 countries around the world.

April 5, 2012

Militia Christi protests against release of Good As You

A Catholic political group in Italy is calling for a boycott of gay movie Good As You.

According to the Militia Christi movement, Mariano Lamberti’s film is a ‘vulgar representation of homosexuality, with which the author wants to equalize the union between two men to that between a man and a woman.’

Good As You will be released in 60 Italian cinemas tomorrow (6 April) and Militia Christi has sent letters to the owners of the cinemas screening the film and its star Lorenzo Balducci.