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For Fourth Time, Pope Francis Meets with Transgender Community at Roman Parish

August 17, 2022

Pope Francis has met with another group of transgender people who have been cared for by a parish church in Rome.

Paulist Fathers Expelled from Newman Center as New Bishop Shifts LGBTQ+ Approach

August 16, 2022

Paulist priests who have long headed ministry at The Ohio State University’s Catholic Newman Center have been removed by a newly-appointed bishop. It was a surprise move that some believe signals a more conservative approach to LGBTQ+ issues in the diocese, such as when the words “All Are Welcome” were removed from the Center’s signage.

Questions Remain After U.S. Bishops Allows Single Lesbian to Serve as Foster Parent 

August 15, 2022

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) conceded a legal case in early July by allowing a single lesbian to serve as a foster parent after several months of litigation. While LGBTQ+ advocates and the foster parent are both excited with the result, questions remain as to whether the concession signals a wider inclusion of LGBTQ+ foster and adoptive parents at Catholic agencies or is a singular exception made under legal pressure.

Journeys: A Scriptural Reflection Series for LGBTQ People and Allies

JOURNEYS is an invitation to walk with our ancestors, discover the great source of love, and celebrate our identities as children of God and LGBT persons and allies of faith. Each prayer guide in the series contains a section of Scripture, followed by questions for reflection. These questions can be used for personal meditation, journaling, or group conversations.

To access the Journeys reflections, click here

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From the Margins to the Center

A Educational Series for LGBTQ Catholics & Allies about Engaging the Synod on Synodality

Programs programs this spring will help LGBTQ people and allies make their voices heard during the synodal process.

For more information about these programs or the Synod itself, click here.

Next Steps: Developing Catholic LGBTQ Ministry

A Multi-Part Online Series (now underway)

This series is designed to help parishioners, pastoral leaders, and church staff members figure out what form LGBTQ ministry should take in their community. The material will help parish community and staff members discern individually and together what the next steps should be to create a more welcoming pastoral environment for LGBTQ people—even if the next steps are your first steps.

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