Pope Should Correct U.S. Bishops' "Ideological Colonization" of CCHD Grantees

Pope Francis is making headlines again with another blockbuster interview on a plane ride home... Read More

What Would Cause a Catholic Pastor to Burn a Rainbow Flag?

I would like to propose that another cause be considered about why Fr. Paul Kalchik decided to burn a rainbow flag:  I think that the current climate in Catholic Church and civil society has reached such a hateful pitch that hateful displays are the logical result. Read More

Pope’s Lament About Children and Gender Identity Reveals Serious Blind Spot

The following is a statement of Francis DeBernardo, New Ways Ministry’s Executive Director. Pope Francis’... Read More

Vatican's 'Defeat for Humanity' Statement Shows Church Officials Have Not Learned from the Irish Example

Reactions to Ireland’s historic referendum vote to establish same-gender marriage in that nation have brought... Read More

Is Pope Francis Really as LGBT-Positive as People Originally Thought?

If you haven’t already done so, please answer our ten-second poll on Pope Francis’ LGBT... Read More

Reflecting on the Papal Audience with LGBT Catholics

Now that New Ways Ministry pilgrims are back in the United States, and now that the... Read More

St. Vincent de Paul Society Gives Grant to LGBT Center Despite Bishop's Challenge

Yesterday, we reported on some developments in Ireland that showed that Irish Catholics were responding... Read More

Bishops Defund Immigrant Rights Group in Guilt-By-Association Case

The Voz Workers’ Rights Education Project in Portland, Oregon advocates for and aids migrant workers.... Read More

Immigrant Rights’ Groups Cut Budgets Because of Loss of Catholic Funds

We reported a few weeks back about the Illinois’ Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD)... Read More

Donors Fill the Gap When Bishops Cut Funds Because of Marriage Equality Support

Two months ago, immigrants’ rights organizations in Chicago lost funding from the US bishops over... Read More