As 2,000+ students, teachers, and campus ministers from Jesuit high schools, colleges, and parishes gathered in Washignton, D.C. metro area this weekend for the annual Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ), justice for the LGBTQ community took center stage.
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
Today’s Campus Chronicles features several stories, including the launch of Edgewood College’s new Queer Student Center and several campus celebrations of LGBTQ Pride.
The spate of firings in Indianapolis is a moment for Catholic laypeople to exercise their ecclesial and moral authority to denounce the unjust discrimination against LGBTQ church employees.
At this time of great uncertainty for LGBTQ Catholics, with every instance of progress being matched by one of regression, the living saints who cared for the early victims of the AIDS crisis call each of us to deeper communion.
LGBTQ students and allies staged a peaceful protest outside their campus parish because a Mass celebrating solidarity with the LGBTQ community was substantially changed from their original plans.
When the Australian Parliament resumes session next week, it will be taking up the Religious Discrimination Bill, which critics say may effectively sanction discrimination against the LGBTQ community and other minority groups.
When a rainbow flag and welcome banner on the University of Dayton’s LGBTQ alliance house were torn down and discarded in the trash, LGBTQ students at the Catholic school, along with their allies, rallied to ensure their campus remains a safe, welcoming home.
As LGBTQ Christians in Slovakia embrace their sexual and religious identities, the Catholic Church and Slovakian political parties have been slow to embrace a welcoming attitude.
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