Former Pope Benedict XVI Partially Blames “Homosexual Cliques” for Sexual Abuse Crisis

The former pope, Benedict XVI, has become the latest Church leader to blame gay priests for the clergy sexual abuse crisis, a myth which remains debated despite evidence that homosexuality is not a cause of the crisis. Read More

Bishop Refuses to Speak with Priest Who Recently Came Out as Gay

A Dutch bishop is refusing to speak to a priest in his diocese who came out as gay this spring. Meanwhile, the priest has written a letter to the bishop, to parishioners, and to others in the Church further explaining his decision to come out and to publish a book on his experiences. Read More

EXCLUSIVE: LGBT Bar Association Director Offers Glimpse of Historic Vatican Meeting

"We implore the Holy See to take a stand against criminalizing LGBTQ+ individuals. " Read More

German Diocese Begins Discussions of Blessing Same-Gender Relationships

A German bishop has begun a process to discuss blessings for people in relationships that cannot be married in the Catholic Church, including same-gender couples. Read More

Easter Sunday: Revelation to the Lowly

God had revealed himself to the lowly, and it would only be the humble whose hearing was sharp enough to perceive the message of his love. Read More

Holy Saturday: ‘He Descended Into Hell’

We say in the Creed, "He descended into hell."  Death rules there.  Satan rules there.  The corpse lies there twenty-four hours, thirty hours, thirty-four hours. It is night. Read More

Pope Francis’ Comments to UK Comedian Stress the Human Dignity of Gay People

Pope Francis has made headlines again with a positive statement about gay people,, this time criticizing people who reject gay people, and making a strong statement about applying the church's social justice tradition to LGBT people.  Read More

Good Friday: How to Measure Our Sin and God’s Love

How do we measure the gravity of sin and the incomparable vastness of God’s love for us?  Read More

Holy Thursday: The Feet of Judas

Oh, heart! this one thing should not be forgot: Christ washed the feet of Judas. Read More

All Our Children

Matthew 19:14 does NOT read “Let the little children of heterosexual parents come to me, even if the parents have been divorced or use birth control, but put millstones around the necks of the children of same-sex parents.” Read More