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About Catherine Buck
Catherine Buck is a writer and educator from Burlington, New Jersey. She recently completed her MFA in Creative Writing at Rutgers University-Camden, where she also teaches composition. She received her BA from La Salle University, and has worked with Lasallian communities worldwide, including a year of service in El Paso, Texas. Her non-profit work has most recently taken her to Nicaragua, where she first became interested in the practices of liberation theology.
Entries by Catherine Buck
The International Church Reform Network (ICRN) has published a “Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Church,” which emphasizes the importance of equality and a synodal approach to reform.
A new piece of art from Br. Michael O’Neill McGrath, OSFS, has beautifully depicted the supportive words for transgender Catholics that Washington D.C. archbishop Wilton Gregory shared last summer.
For the first time in 30 years, Catholic organizers across Australia convened a national symposium on LGBTQ+ pastoral care to discuss ways that organizers can better serve LGBTQ+ Catholic communities.
A survey conducted by NBC News queried over 30,000 employees in the Catholic Church, covering a range of subjects including women’s leadership in the church, marriage equality, and the sexual abuse crisis.
Schools in Ireland stood against anti-LGBTQ rhetoric last week by cancelling a number of talks by conservative Catholic U.S. speaker Jason Evert, whose website and talks promote negative views of LGBTQ people.
A Spanish archbishop has stated that the Gospel “never condemns” families with same-gender couples as members.
A Polish artist is making headlines for an exhibition that draws attention to LGBTQ discrimination in the Catholic Church.
A recent profile in The Advocate is raising awareness about a new short film that tells the story of a priest newly diagnosed with HIV. The film is seeking funding on Kickstarter and is described as exploring “a moment in the life of one priest who is faced with a crossroads of health and identity, threatening to deconstruct his entire belief system.”
Michigan adoption agencies receiving government funding are no longer required to provide equal support to LGBTQ families, a federal judge ruled in a preliminary injunction last week for a case that involves a Catholic social service agency
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