The Spanish-Catholic magazine Vida Nueva has profiled two gay men who encountered very different experiences within the Catholic Church.
About Melissa Feito
Melissa is an audio producer and writer based in Florida, where she is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Journalism and Communications. Previously, Melissa lived in Washington, D.C. where she was a producer for the long-time religion news public radio show Interfaith Voices. From churches stepping up to shelter migrants on the southern border, to the growth of neo-pagan communities, and the way religious traditions are kept alive through food, Melissa has covered a wide range of topics and continues to be interested in how belief, in all its forms, influences almost every aspect of our world. She received her B.A. from Tufts University, where she was a leader in the Catholic chaplaincy and a member of the Interfaith Student Council.
Entries by Melissa Feito
Two plays running in the U.S., “Bare” and “The Inheritance”, are bringing LGBTQ stories to the stage.
The Church of the Ascension in Manhattan has sold an iconic mural by the late artist Keith Haring for a whopping $3.9 million.
Not long after Pope Francis met with a lesbian woman who advocates against conversion therapy, U.S. diocese have offered conflicting responses to proposed bans on such debunked psychological practices.
What does it mean to navigate through life as a Catholic LGBTQ person? Not all Catholic LGBTQ people have the same philosophy. The diversity of opinion was recently clear in New York where Catholic students held a counter event to one LGBTQ-negative group’s presentation.
The nation’s first openly gay astronaut recently spoke about her six months aboard the International Space Station on October 10 at her Catholic high school alma mater. Nearly 1,000 students attended from several area schools. However, several schools were notably absent.
Key bishops in the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) have released a statement commenting on three cases which involved LGBTQ civil rights that the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for last week.
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