In a new survey conducted by America, a majority of U.S. Catholics said they believe priests should be able to bless same-gender couples, although responses to this issue were divided by a number of demographic variables.
About Barbara Anne Kozee
Barb Kozee (she/her) is a Master of Divinity student at Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University concentrated in social ethics with interests in the intersections of gender, sexuality, and the family. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in International Political Economy from Georgetown University that informs her additional research focuses in religion, politics, and questions of moral authority.
Entries by Barbara Anne Kozee
The Archdiocese of Regina has apologized and backed away from remarks made by a representative that compared a proposed bill banning conversion therapy to the harm done by residential schools to Indigenous communities.
Grace Doerfler is a queer Catholic woman who believes deeply in sharing the wholeness of her identity, even as she struggles to find a home in a church that too often fails to acknowledge and welcome its own queer and trans community.
In a recent ruling that continues a prolonged legal battle between the U.S. federal government and Catholic interest groups, a court has blocked a mandate for Catholic hospitals that receive federal funding to perform abortions and gender affirming surgeries.
The community at all-girls Catholic high school community has begun a conversation about what its Catholic identity means after donors sued the school for offering inclusive teachings on racial justice and LGBTQ allyship.
A fired church worker has filed a lawsuit against the Catholic school and diocese that allegedly terminated him over his same-gender marriage.
A Catholic nun in India has a dignified vision for the transgender community that all started on a bus.
A federal appeals court sided 7-3 with the Archdiocese of Chicago and St. Andrew’s Parish, arguing that former music director Sandor Demkovich’s hostile work environment lawsuit fell under the ministerial exception.
Catholic theology is beginning to see queer youth as subjects, opening the door for necessary discussions on what they deserve and how they can thrive.
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