In Germany, Synodal Way Approves Text that Seeks Blessings for LGBTQ Couples

German Catholics took their next steps in the Synodal Way with the second assembly last weekend that included approval of a text which speaks positively about LGBTQ people and calls for the church to bless their relationships. Read More

LGBTQ Advocates Seek Apology from Archbishop Over Disparaging Remarks

LGBTQ advocates in Mexico have demanded an apology from an archbishop after his disparaging remarks regarding marriage equality. Read More

Gay Priest Affirms God’s Love for Transgender People, Including His Sister

"I believe God invites each of us to stand in defense of any child of God who is being bullied, even if that means accompanying a sister in transition and standing guard outside of a bathroom stall." Read More

Queerness Is Integral to Catholic Discussions of Family and Amoris Laetitia

Queerness needs to be urgently centered and made visible as we listen and learn from the body of Christ. Read More

All Our Relations Are Sacred

In my Lakota culture we use a particular phrase when we pray, “Mitakuye Oyasin.” Roughly translated it means, “All our relations.” Read More

Hundreds of Alumni Protest Catholic High School’s New Anti-Transgender Policy

In Connecticut, alumni of Catholic high school are challenging the institution's gender identity policy, while in Texas, a Catholic high school is rumored to have fired its principal for not enforcing its policy on gender and sexuality.  Read More

Fr. Dan Horan Criticizes Two U.S. Bishops for Taking Anti-Transgender Actions

Responding to two bishops' transphobic statements, a popular Franciscan theologian has called for the church to listen to transgender persons rather than using abstractions to dehumanize the trans community. Read More

New Ways Ministry Webinar To Explore LGBTQ Catholics’ Participation in Synodal Process

In October, the Catholic Church will begin a two-year process that could be the most revolutionary ecclesial event since Vatican II. It is essential that LGBTQ Catholics and allies be involved. Read More

Bishop Calls for “Special Vigilance” to Stop Transgender People Entering Seminary

A committee chair at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has claimed that transgender men have been admitted to seminaries, and is seeking new policies to ensure this cannot happen, including the prospect of intrusive medical examinations. Read More