A gay government official in Scotland has responded strongly and civilly on Twitter to to a homophobic email which blamed a recent church fire on his sexuality.
About Elise Dubravec
Elise Dubravec is in her last year as a Master of Divinity student at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley, CA.
She centers her studies on advocating for women’s leadership and ordination along with LGBTQ+ ministry. She is a graduate assistant at the University of San Francisco’s Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Social Thought and the Ignatian Tradition. There she is promoting the project, Women Engaging the Catholic Social Tradition. Her article, “Women’s Experiences and the Jesuit Mission: Discerning the Next Ten Years” is published in the Lane Center's magazine, Pierless Bridges.
Elise has served as a liturgical leader for FutureChurch’s virtual liturgies and is a featured preacher on Catholic Women Preach.
Her exegesis on the story of Susanna titled "Women's Silenced Anger: A Feminist Reading of Susanna" is published in the “At a Crossroads” issue of New Horizons, JST’s student-led, peer-reviewed journal.
Entries by Elise Dubravec
A Catholic university has implemented a plan to create a more inclusive campus, but LGBTQ students say the inclusion plan does not satisfy them.
A Minnesota diocese will review its policy towards LGBTQ students after initial news of the policy caused a protest by students and parents. What the final outcome of that policy will be, however, is still up in the air.
Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 featured the story of a Catholic school that denied re-enrollment to transgender student. Today, there are two more stories of how Catholic schools are failing to provide for their LGBTQ students.
A federal court in Indiana has sided with a Catholic high school on its decision to fire a guidance counselor because of her same-gender marriage, a decision now being appealed.
A priest within the Archdiocese of Baltimore has retired after more than a decade of leading an LGBTQ ministry in his parish.
The Michigan Catholic Conference has funded an organization that is opposing efforts in that state to protect LGBTQ persons from discrimination.
The Catholic Church celebrated its first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly on July 25th, and a Catholic lesbian couple marked this occasion by reflecting on their lives as grandparents.
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