Irish Archbishops Encourage LGBTQ Outreach Amid Major Decline in Church Life

Two archbishop in Ireland have emphasized the need to include LGBTQ people in the church's outreach efforts, comments made in the face of declining enrollment and participation among Irish Catholics. Read More

Embracing The Real Meaning Of What It Means To Be Last.

Being last doesn’t have to feel as negative as it might sound. Read More

Former Pope Benedict XVI Calls Marriage Equality a “Deformation of Conscience”

Former pope Benedict XVI sharply criticized marriage equality as the result of a "deformation of conscience" that is in "contradiction to all previously successive cultures of mankind." Read More

LGBTQ Win for Billard: For Now or For Ever?

I hope this ruling stands for now and forever. Read More

In Press Conference, Pope Francis Makes Support for Civil Unions Absolutely Clear

Pope Francis has reiterated his support for same-gender civil unions in very clear terms. He did so just days after attending a screening of last year's controversial documentary in which he seemingly made such support known, too. Read More

New Survey Finds 62% of U.S. Catholics Support Priests Blessing LGBTQ Couples

In a new survey conducted by America, a majority of U.S. Catholics said they believe priests should be able to bless same-gender couples, although responses to this issue were divided by a number of demographic variables. Read More

Catholic Mom Pleads to Hierarchy to Protect LGBTQ People

“I implore our Cardinal, Bishops, priests and religious to support those of us who are struggling to defend the lives of LGBTIQ people." Read More

Fired Gay Teacher Wins Lawsuit Against Catholic School and Diocese

"Today’s decision is one of the first applications of the Supreme Court’s ban on sex discrimination to employees of private religious schools." Read More

Not Today, Satan: What Crosses Do Queer People Carry?

If my sexuality brings me so much meaning and connection, how could it be my “cross”? Read More

Link Added to Father Mychal Judge Sainthood Post

Mea maxima culpa! In the post sent out earlier today, I inadvertently forgot to include... Read More