QUOTE TO NOTE: Could ‘Amoris Laetitia’ Bring New Honesty to Church Teaching?

At Roman noontime, in just a few hours, Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation will be... Read More

Priest Who Denied Communion to Same-Gender Couple Now Disrupts Parishioner’s Funeral

A Montana priest’s disruption of a parishioner’s funeral recently has its roots in his denial of communion to... Read More

Remembering Fr. John McNeill, Gay Prophet and Pioneer, on All Saints' Day

John J. McNeill's canonization may be years away, but as Catholics mark today's Solemnity of All Saints, we celebrate certain he is among the saints in heaven. McNeill's passing into new life comes in a fall where the church itself is gradually dying to prejudice and misunderstanding and passing into a more inclusive life. Read More

Reflecting on the Life and Ministry of John McNeill, Gay Theology Pioneer

New Ways Ministry is greatly saddened at learning of the passing of John McNeill, the... Read More

Ten Years Later: Sister Jeannine and Her Documentary Keep Marching On

It’s hard to believe that it has been over ten years since In Good Conscience:  Sister... Read More

Are You Better Off One Year After "Who Am I to Judge?"

It has been a year since Pope Francis uttered those famous words which inspired so... Read More

Indonesian Transgender Catholic Woman Is a Light for Those on a Dark Path

One of the most remarkable spiritual treasures of the LGBT community is that so many... Read More

Papal Phone Call Story Should Teach Church About Affirmation

A minor brouhaha erupted on Friday concerning Pope Francis and homosexuality.  A French newspaper had... Read More

Two Catholics: One Inside and One Outside the Church

Two stories came across my computer screen this week, both first person accounts by Catholics,... Read More

The Best of 2011: The Year in Review, Part 2

Yesterday, we posted “The Worst of 2011,” listing the worst of the negative LGBT Catholic... Read More