After 26 Year Fast, Gay Abuse Survivor Told by Pope Francis to “Take Communion”

Pope Francis has told a gay survivor of clergy sexual abuse to "take Communion" after the survivor had refrained from doing so for 26 years, in part because of his sexual orientation. Read More

Coming Out Was “Nothing Short of Divine Intervention,” Writes Bisexual Catholic Leader

When I did emerge as an out bisexual man, it was nothing short of a divine intervention. Read More

Archbishop Appeals to Parents: Accept Your LGBTQ Children as God Does

Two European archbishops offered LGBTQ-positive remarks to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), which was marked this past Tuesday. Read More

LGBTQ Advocates Meet with Malta’s Bishops as Anti-Gay Priest Charged with Hate Crime

The small island nation of Malta continues to be an outsized force for the Catholic LGBTQ movement. Two recent stories illustrate how Malta is advancing the conversation on LGBTQ people in the church. Read More

ROUNDTABLE: Has Church Made a “Decisive Shift” on LGBTQ Issues? — Part II

Bondings 2.0 asked ten leading voices in the LGBTQ Catholic world to respond to Christopher Lamb’s suggestion that the Catholic Church has made a decisive shift on LGBTQ issues. Today's post is Part II of their responses. Read More

Pope Reassigns Official Thought to Be Behind Vatican’s Blessing Ban

A key Vatican official believed to be the person responsible for the Vatican ban on same-gender blessings last year has been reassigned by Pope Francis in a personnel change that could have wider significance. Read More

Archbishop Warns Priest Who Suggested Being Gay Worse Than Demonic Possession

A top church official in Malta instructed a priest to refrain from harmful remarks after the priest claimed being LGBTQ was worse than being possessed by the devil. Read More

“It Can’t Be Bad to Be Gay Because God Created It,” Says Archbishop’s Representative

Catholics in Malta have sharply rejected claims by fellow Christians who support of "ex-gay" therapies, including one Church representative saying "it can't be bad to be gay because God created it" and a group of LGBT Catholics and their parents publishing a supportive open letter. Read More

The Last Word on Gay Priests and Clergy Sexual Abuse?

'Heterosexuality or homosexuality is not the cause of pedophilia.' Read More

Who Else Thinks Gay Priests Are a Non-Issue in Abuse Crisis? You May Be Surprised at the Answer!

Guess who thinks that gay priests are NOT responsible for the sex abuse crisis? Read More