The archbishop of Denver has endorsed a program which endorses “ex-gay” therapy, praising efforts by the program’s founder who has said that “Satan delights in homosexual perversion.”
About Robert Shine, Associate Editor
Robert Shine is the Associate Director of New Ways Ministry, and has been with the organization since 2012. He is the Associate Editor for Bondings 2.0, a daily blog of news and opinion covering Catholic LGBT topics. Bob has degrees in theology from The Catholic University of America and the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.
Entries by Robert Shine, Associate Editor
Church officials in Scotland are defending the posting of “ex-gay” therapy resources on a diocesan website, raising anew many Catholic leaders’ problematic and ambiguous stance to this horrible practice.
What is the problem with gender-neutral children’s clothing? It is “satanic” and “demonic” according to one Catholic priest.
The bishop of San Diego has rejected parishioners’ claims that a gay subculture exists among the diocese’s priests and seminarians and refused to blame the clergy sexual abuse scandal on gay priests.
A new pronouncement from the Vatican which expands the grounds upon which a hysterectomy, or the surgical removal of the uterus, is morally licit could have implications for LGBT issues.
A Catholic high school in Indianapolis is facing its second anti-LGBT discrimination complaint after a fired church worker’s filing with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) this month.
A gay teacher at a Catholic school has appealed to administrators in their district to promote LGBT inclusion rather than continue allegedly discriminatory policies, which have provoked fierce criticism.
A Catholic healthcare system has settled a lawsuit which claimed it had discriminate against the transgender child of an employee who had sought gender-confirming surgery. But the real story is about the opportunity Catholic healthcare systems have to make moments of resurrection happen.
A top German bishop has claimed homosexuality is what is behind the church’s clergy sexual abuse scandal, the latest church official to promote a disproven theory assailing gay priests.
Criticism of Alberta’s bishops is growing as they remain silent about anti-LGBT employment policies and other education issues which became public at the end of last year.
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