Sister of Mercy Mary Scullion presided over the grand opening of the first LGBTQ-friendly homeless residence for young adults in the state of Pennsylvania.
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Ireland’s former president, Mary McAleese, recently issued a round condemnation of the anti-gay Catholic organization, Courage International. McAleese called the group, which believes all LGBTQ identities stem from psychological disorders, “Machiavellian, dangerous, and deliberately specious.”
A human rights activist was arrested in Poland after distributing posters that show the Virgin Mary and Jesus with halos made of LGBTQ rainbows.
Almost 60% of American Catholics oppose the idea that businesses should be allowed to discriminate against gay and lesbian people on religious grounds.
Doctors and hospital staff at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have launched a petition opposing the university’s proposed expansion of a partnership with Catholic hospitals in the area.
Alumnae of Ursuline Academy in Cincinnati have responded in protest to the Catholic school’s censorship of LGBTQ book reviews in the student newspaper.
The state of Michigan will require all adoption agencies receiving government funding to work with LGBTQ parents, as the result of a settlement between the American Civil Liberties Union and Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (D).
The Archdiocese of Hobart in the Australian state of Tasmania has confirmed that it provided funding for an anti-transgender newspaper ad.
A transgender man was denied surgery as part of his medical transition by a Catholic hospital just minutes before it was about to begin.
The Nebraska Catholic Conference has spoken out against a bill that would ban conversion therapy in the state. Conversion therapy refers to an attempt to change an individual’s sexual or gender identity through psychological treatment.
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