Survey Taken on Religion and Sexuality in Catholic Malta

Members of Malta’s LGBTQ+ community recently responded to a survey on sexuality and religion by Lovin’ Malta, a website devoted to sharing news and culture in the island nation. Read More

Nebraska Catholic Conference Working to Defeat Bill Banning Conversion Therapy

The Nebraska Catholic Conference has spoken out against a bill that would ban conversion therapy in the state. Conversion therapy refers to an attempt to change an individual’s sexual or gender identity through psychological treatment.  Read More

‘Transforming’ Illustrates the Richness of Trans-Inclusive Faith Communities

Austen Hartke's book, "Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians" examines gender through a Christian lens and is a timely work in an historical moment where transgender rights are under attack. Read More

Pope Francis Meets with LGBT Pilgrims as Sixth Anniversary of His Election Approaches

In an historic moment for the Catholic Church, members of a pilgrimage for LGBT+ Catholics and their families met with Pope Francis last week and participated in an Ash Wednesday service he led. Read More

South Dakota Catholic Conference Helps Defeat LGBTQ Hate Crime Protections

The South Dakota Catholic Conference (SDCC) supportedthe recent defeat of a state legistlature bill that would have extended hate crime protections to LGBTQ South Dakotans. Read More

“Lead Us Not Into TEMPTATION”

As we enter the season of Lent, take a moment to reflect on what part temptations and tests play in your spiritual life. Read More

Why We Left: Our Church refuses to recognize scientific facts about our intersex daughter

"We must all continue to recognize that there are things we need to learn. We must question and learn in order to truly love one another." Read More

Child Denied Admission to Catholic School Over Parents’ Same-Gender Union

Parishioners are protesting after a Catholic school attached to their church denied admission to the young student of a same-gender couple. Read More

Theological Forum Publishes Review Series on New Book, “In the Closet of the Vatican”

The latest additions to the discourse surrounding Frédéric Martel's controversial new book, In the Closet of the Vatican, have been published by an online humanities forum featuring a Catholic theologians and pastoral ministers. Read More

Ash Wednesday: “Come Back to Me”

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, our annual season of repentance and renewal to prepare for the great feast of Easter.  "Bondings 2.0" introduces a new scriptural reflection series for LGBTQ people and allies, entitled "From Ashes to the Oil of Gladness." Read More