A Catholic university in the Philippines is requiring its students to sign a code of conduct that prohibits same-sex relationships, gay/lesbian sex, and cross-dressing.
About Lizzie Sextro
Lizzie Sextro, originally from St. Louis, Missouri, received a BA in Theology and English in 2016 from Loyola University Chicago. This past May, she graduated from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry with her Masters of Theological Studies. She is excited to be back in St. Louis and seeking ministry positions, and in the future, she hopes to get her PhD in systematic theology.
Entries by Lizzie Sextro
In the aftermath of the resignation of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick following multiple accusations of sexual abuse, Robert Mickens, a veteran Vatican and church observer, reflected upon the connection between closeted gay priests and clerical abuse of power.
Catholic leaders in Guyana stand up for human rights of LGBTQ persons during Pride season.
An Irish seminarian of Rome’s Pontifical Irish College intends to bring a defamation suit against Irish media outlets that claimed he was found in bed with another seminarian.
Graduate students at the School of Theology and Ministry at Boston College ask why LGBTQ+ students should “stay” in the Catholic Church in an academic conference.
A coalition of religious and secular organizations which are concerned about the religious right’s interpretation of religious liberty has released a video with testimonies from people harmed by the conservative understanding of this concept. The video features a Catholic lesbian minister who was fired from her parish job in the name of religious liberty.
How can the Catholic Church better adopt a humble disposition when it comes to LGBTQ folks? We should start by following the examples of our acolytes.
In the wake of multiple firings of LGBTQ people from Catholic institutions, the chair of the Fordham University’s theology department reported a disheartening political reality for the queer community in the form of two state court rulings.
This Ash Wednesday, Matthew’s Gospel helps us to reflect upon the truly valuable things in our lives.
Georgetown University is facing investigations regarding redirection of funding from an explicitly pro-family student group to pro-LGBTQ organizations.
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