Rather than compartmentalizing her politics and her faith, Rebecca Parson appreciates, as other religious politicians do, how her faith informs her policies and sustains her activism.
About Kevin Molloy
Kevin Molloy has worked in ministry with youth and undergraduate college students since 2013. He received his A.B. in Religious Studies from the College of the Holy Cross, Massachusetts, and his M.A. in Systematic Theology from Union Theological Seminary, New York. In addition to ministry, Kevin studies and teaches Liberation Theology, with a particular interest in LGBT liberation and queer theologies.
Entries by Kevin Molloy
A basketball coach at Indianapolis’ Catholic schools has resigned in protest of archdiocesan guidelines that target transgender students in such schools, guidelines which have prompted many other protests, too.
At a time when some Catholic dioceses are firing LGBTQ teachers, musicians, and staff members because they are considered incompatible with the gospel or the Catholic faith, Tom Loehr’s new documentary, “The Golds: A Portrait of an American Family,” offers a more human story of LGBTQ Catholics.
In the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the growing outcry against racism in the U.S., students and alumni of Catholic schools in New York City are demanding changes to make their schools more inclusive of all people, including LGBTQ people.
An archbishop who directed moral theologians to study the possibility of blessings for same-gender unions was elected president of the Austrian Bishops’ Conference.
Two Catholic theologians have condemned the U.S. bishops conference’s defense of discrimination against the LGBTQ community as scientifically and theologically flawed.
A part-time music director was fired this week from a Catholic parish near Detroit after the archdiocese learned of her marriage to her same-gender partner.
An auxiliary bishop in Detroit has told a parish group formed to support families of LGBTQ Catholics that they could not meet or hold events on church property, including the local church which had housed them for decades.
An Indiana judge has allowed a fired gay teacher’s lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis to proceed by calling into question the Archdiocese’s authority over employment decisions in its Catholic schools.
Pope Francis has invited the world to consider how we can build a post-pandemic “collective future” free from inequality. As we heed the pope’s message, we must also add that the collective future—both for the church and the world—must include equality for LGBTQ people.
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