On Holy Family Sunday, A Father’s Plea to Church Leaders

On this feast day of The Holy Family, I want to shout to our Church leaders to review the viability of Church teaching when it comes to same-sex activity, to own at least partial responsibility for the hate and ignorance and pain that my son and countless others have had to overcome, and to examine whether this teaching is enhancing souls and is consistent with Jesus’ message of love and inclusiveness. Read More

Multiple Dioceses Challenge Anti-LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Protections in Adoption, Foster Care Services

Catholic dioceses in Texas and Pennsylvania are challenging anti-LGBTQ non-discrimination protections tied to government funding of adoption and foster care services, protections that the Trump administration seeks to gut at the federal level. Read More

Archbishop Cordileone Skips March for Marriage to Deal with Protests at Home

San Francisco's Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was not among those attending last weekend's March for Marriage, opting to remain at home and deal with the ever-escalating crisis in his archdiocese. Read More

100+ Catholics Appeal to Pope Francis for San Francisco Archbishop's Removal

Calling for Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to be replaced, more than 100 San Francisco area Catholics released an open letter to Pope Francis expressing their discontent with the archbishop's leadership. Their concerns were primarily related to his obsessive anti-LGBT agenda.Calling for Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to be replaced, more than 100 San Francisco area Catholics released an open letter to Pope Francis expressing their discontent with the archbishop's leadership. Their concerns were primarily related to his obsessive anti-LGBT agenda. Read More

Catholic Justice Voices Decry New Morality Directives for High School Teachers

The San Francisco Archdiocese’s revised moral conduct code for its high school teachers has been... Read More

In Minnesota and Montana Dismissals, Hypocrisy Abounds

The music director at St Victoria parish in Victoria, Minnesota, has resigned after marrying his husband last... Read More

Opposing LGBT Issues Will Make the Catholic Church a 'Shrinking Cult,' Says Former Catholic Charities Head

Is the Catholic Church destined to become a “shrinking cult”? That is the conjecture of... Read More

NEWS NOTES: July 28, 2014

Here are some items that you might find of interest: 1) LGBT Catholics in Chicago... Read More

Who Is Perpetuating Real Harm in the Marriage Equality Debate?

Commensurate with expanding LGBT rights is the increasingly harsh anti-gay rhetoric of Catholic leaders opposed... Read More

Round-up of Controversies Surrounding Cordileone's Installation

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was installed as the new archbishop of San Francisco earlier this month... Read More