Entries by Andru Zodrow

Portland Archdiocese’s Gender Policy Seemingly Ignores Vatican II, Writes Theologian

Before the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon announced it was closing its Catholic schools office, possibly in response to backlash against its new gender identity policy, one theologian tackled the problems with document and its limited imagination.

Lansing Diocese Encourages Parishes to End Scouting Affiliations Over LGBTQ+ Support

The Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, has encouraged parishes to disassociate from Scouts BSA because the scouting organization no longer provides an exemption for religious organizational sponsors of scout groups to exclude young people’s whose “personal beliefs” conflict with the sponsoring group.