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On Monday, on the eve of the opening of the WMF, the Wijngaards Institute, a Catholic think tank based in London, launched their new research project, an interdisciplinary study of the church’s teaching on LGBT issues.
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As preparations continue for August’s World Meeting of Families in Dublin, former Irish President and practicing Catholic Mary McAleese remains committed to showing her support for LGBTQ communities by marching in June 30th’s Pride parade in Ireland’s capital. She will be in attendance with her son, Justin McAleese, and his husband.
To mark International Women’s Day earlier this week, the group Voices of Faith held an event in Rome about women in the Catholic Church. Titled “Why Women Matter,” the event featured two LGBT advocates, former Irish President Mary McAleese and lesbian Catholic Ssenfuka Joanita Warry. The event also prompted a civil exchange between McAleese and an Irish bishop.
As wedding bells begin ringing for same-gender couples in Ireland, former Irish president Mary McAleese spoke with The Irish Catholic about her support for marriage equality in the referendum and, more broadly, the Catholic faith which drives her pursuit of LGBT rights.
Listening sessions in an Irish diocese have found an overwhelmingly majority of Catholics there supporting changing the church’s teachings on homosexuality, a finding that is “signs of life” according to one former priest and could enable a new future for the church.
Catholics in Rhode Island rallied this weekend against their local bishop for claiming children would be at risk if they attended Pride celebrations, causing the bishop to then offer a partial apology for his tweet. Unfortunately, the controversy has not ended.
A Colorado priest who testified against the state’s conversion therapy bill which is set to be signed into law today has admitted that despite his claims, he was not authorized to speak on behalf of the Catholic Church.