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

Open Letter Protests Archdiocese’s Reprimand of Priest Who Blessed LGBTQ Couple

Pastoral workers in Germany released an open letter to protest one archdiocese's reprimanding of a priest who allegedly blessed a same-gender couple earlier this year. Read More

Now is the Time: LGBTQ Catholics in the Synodal Journey

For Catholics who seek equality for LGBTQ people in the church, now is the time to redouble our efforts to speak our truth for the sake of justice. Read More

Scottish Official Responds to Email Claiming His Homosexuality Caused Church Fire

A gay government official in Scotland has responded strongly and civilly on Twitter to to a homophobic email which blamed a recent church fire on his sexuality. Read More

Students Dissatisfied with Walsh University’s Inclusion Plan That Omits LGBTQ Group

A Catholic university has implemented a plan to create a more inclusive campus, but LGBTQ students say the inclusion plan does not satisfy them. Read More

After Protests, Catholic School Reverses Decision Not to Hire LGBTQ Coach

A Catholic school in Illinois will proceed with hiring an LGBTQ employee, reversing its initial decision to rescind a job offer from over the employee's same-gender marriage. Read More

Pope Francis Affirms Need for Lesbian/Gay Pastoral Care, Criticizes “Gender Ideology”

In an interview released yesterday, Pope Francis has affirmed the need for pastoral care benefitting lesbian and gay people, but again attacked "gender ideology. Read More

Community Protests Catholic School Rescinding Job Offer to LGBTQ Employee

A Catholic school has rescinded a job offer for an employee after learning the employee was in a same-gender marriage. Read More