LGBTQ Advocates Welcome Philadelphia’s New Archbishop as “Breath of Fresh Air”

Philadelphia's new archbishop has given LGBTQ people and allies hope that a new day of greater inclusivity and few culture wars has dawned for them, or at the very least a leader who could not be worse than his predecessor. Read More

John Carroll University Cites Division on Campus as LGBTQ Drag Show Is Cancelled

John Carroll University officials have cancelled the college's annual LGBTQ drag show, citing a divisiveness on campus that likely stems from a 2018 dispute in the campus newspaper. Read More

Lesbian Softball Coach’s Forced Resignation Reveals Contradiction at Catholic School

A church worker in Michigan has been forced to resign after her Catholic employer and the local diocese expressed concern about the worker's upcoming same-gender marriage. Read More

Parish Closure of LGBT Ministry Reminds Us of the Holy Week Journey

It’s Holy Week, so as Catholics we are likely meditating frequently on two different ideas:... Read More

Detroit Archbishop: Breaking Up Gay Relationships Is Like Moses Leading Hebrews Out of Egypt

Catholics protested a Michigan conference highlighting gay-negative views, including Archbishop Allen Vigneron's suggestion that breaking up same-gender relationships is comparable to Moses leading the Hebrew people out of Egypt. Read More

Detroit Archbishop Softens Stance on Communion Denial to Pro-Equality Catholics

Detroit's Archbishop Allen Vigneron may finally be experiencing the 'Francis Effect,' softening his stance on Communion for pro-marriage equality Catholics as he welcomes an anti-gay ministry to town. Read More

On Marriage Equality, Sweeping Changes Possible But Much Remains the Same for Catholics

Tomorrow's oral arguments heard by U.S. Supreme Court could be the pathway to a nationwide right for same-gender couples to marry, a decision that will likely be by Catholic Justice Anthony Kennedy's swing vote. Either way, much will after oral arguments are concluded and a decision is announced in several months, much will remain the same for Catholics.  Read More

Church Worker Dispute Unites Community, Prompts Students to Come Out

Though church officials' attacks on LGBT church workers continue, faith communities are increasingly resisting such discrimination being perpetuated in their name. Here are the details of one such community, Dowling Catholic High School in Des Moines.  Read More

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? Widen the Synod Circle with Diverse Voices

“WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?” is  Bondings 2.0′s series on how Catholics–the hierarchy and laity–can... Read More