Amoris Laetitia: A Beta Test for Synodality

I see four lessons from AL that can prepare LGBTQ Catholics for the coming worldwide synodal process. Read More

New LGBTQ Center at Saint Mary’s College Is a Model for Catholic Higher Education

A Catholic university in Indiana has opened an LGBTQ center as part of its larger efforts to support diverse students. Read More

Staying Power

Is it worth it to stay? Read More

Boston College Opens New Exhibit Exploring History of LGBTQ Catholics

Boston College has opened a new exhibit exploring the history of LGBTQ Catholics, and it hopes to tell a different story than the common narrative of antagonism between the church and the queer community. Read More

Seattle Task Force Releases “Mixed Bag” Report on LGBTQ Issues in Catholic Schools

An archdiocesan commission set up to examine LGBTQ issues in Catholic education, especially regarding employment policies, has issued its findings. Read More

As Australia’s Plenary Council Meets, the Role of LGBTQ People Is in Question

While Germany's Synodal Way has garnered many headlines, another experiment in synodality is underway in Australia that could have major implications. The question for many LGBTQ Catholics is whether their participation will be welcome and what change might come about as a result of this process. Read More

Catholics Establishing “Ex-Gay” Clinics in Ghana, Says Archbishop

One of Ghana's top bishops has announced the creation of conversion therapy facilities as part of an effort to stop homosexuality from causing Ghana to become a Muslim-majority nation. Read More

Ghana’s Bishops Endorse Bill to Criminalize “Abominable Practice” of Homosexuality

Ghana's Catholic bishops have endorsed a bill that seeks to criminalize LGBTQ people, saying they desired this "abominable practice" be made illegal. Read More

The College of William & Mary Honors Gay Historian John Boswell; And Other News

Today's post features news about The College of William and Mary honoring gay historian John Boswell with a new building dedication and other news items. Read More

As Synodal Process Begins, Will LGBTQ People Be Included In The Church’s Listening?

In his homily opening the the synodal process today, Pope Francis asked: "Are we good at listening?" Read More