Jesus’ Invitation to Disarm Is a Call for LGBTQ Catholics and Church Leaders, Too

LGBTQ+ Catholics call church members to welcome others in community instead of resorting to self-righteous acts of judgment. Read More

Cardinal Marx, Top Advisor to Pope Francis, Acknowledges He Blessed LGBTQ Couple

A top cardinal and close advisor to Pope Francis has acknowledged he blessed an LGBTQ couple, while also calling for church teaching on homosexuality to be reformed. Read More

Join an Historic Conversation Between a Vatican Official and LGBTQ People

This Sunday, for what is likely the first time, a Vatican official will address an LGBTQ audience. Registration for the event closes today. Read More

Jesuit Parish’s Catholic Lesbian Group Provides Welcoming Experience

The group Catholic Lesbians at St. Francis Xavier Church, Manhattan recently shared with a local news outlet members' experiences and joys of being part of a church community which welcomes their perspectives and contributions. Read More

Letting the Kin-dom of God Shine Brightly with the Light of Transgender Visibility

“Bless me Father, for I have sinned,” I nervously spoke to the priest sitting next to me. He nodded and waited for me to continue, but suddenly my tongue felt foreign in my mouth Read More

Ontario Students Seek End to Anti-2SLGBTQ+ Discrimination in Catholic Schools

Students in Ontario are uniting in action to demand and end to LGBTQ discrimination in Catholic schools by releasing a statement calling for structural reforms in their educational institutions. Read More

Investigation Finds Spanish Bishop Did Not Violate Anti-Conversion Therapy Law

Officials in Spain have found a bishop did not violate a local law prohibiting the promotion of conversion therapy, though they remain watchful for any violations against LGBTQ people. Read More

Saint Peter’s U. President Explains Why He Implemented Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Saint Peter's University has had a remarkable run in March Madness, advancing further in the tournament than nearly everyone expected. But America highlighted the other aspects that make this Catholic college special, including a note about LGBTQ inclusion. Read More

Who’s Prodigal Now? Queer People Need to Know

A third definition of “prodigal” in the dictionary surprised me: “yielding abundantly: LUXURIANT.” With this definition, my understanding of the parable of the Prodigal Son shifted. Read More

Archdiocese Cancels Catholic School’s Hosting of Author Known for LGBTQ Characters

An archdiocese in England prevented a gay author from speaking to students at a Catholic high school, removing the school’s board of governors when they refused to cancel the event. Read More