Sr. Jeannine Gramick Writes About Providential Encounter with Benedict XVI

As Benedict XVI was laid to rest this week, Sr. Jeannine Gramick again recounted her chance encounter with the former pope, then serving as a top Curia official overseeing an investigation against her ministry. Read More

Ecumenical Group Files Amicus Brief Supporting Fired Gay Church Worker’s Lawsuit

A group of Protestant churches in North Carolina has filed an amicus brief supporting a gay plaintiff’s Title VII claim against the Catholic school that fired him in 2014, according to Law360. Read More

English Cardinal Criticizes New LGBTQ-Inclusive Version of Christmas Carol

England's top prelate has criticized an LGBTQ-inclusive version of a traditional Christmas carol that was sung at an Anglican church over the holiday season. Read More

Advocates Reflect on Benedict XVI’s Largely Negative LGBTQ+ Impact

LGBTQ+ advocates have marked the death of Benedict XVI, the pope emeritus, with reflections about the impact he had—as a theologian and cardinal, as well as pope—on issues of gender and sexuality in the church. Read More

LGBTQ+ Topics Are Central to Most Popular Catholic News Stories of 2022

LGBTQ+ issues are certainly front and center of the church's agenda, making news and headlines daily. Read More

Benedict XVI’s Death Highlights the Church’s Changes on LGBTQ+ Issues

Why is there so little commentary on the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI? Read More

Praying to Be Surprised in the New Year

For acceptance - of ourselves and others...prepare us for surprises. Read More

Benedict XVI in the Company of LGBTQ+ Saints

Since hearing of his death, I’ve imagined Benedict XVI sitting in a heavenly classroom where his teachers are queer martyrs and saints. Read More

New Ways Ministry Marks the Passing of Benedict XVI

New Ways Ministry offers prayers for the repose of the soul of the Benedict XVI, the Pope Emeritus, who passed away on December 31, 2022.   Read More

The Top Ten BEST Catholic LGBTQ+ News Events of 2022

It's hard not to be optimistic after recalling these GREAT Catholic LGBTQ+ news events of 2022!  Read More