Indianapolis Archdiocese Seeks Dismissal of Gay Church Worker’s Discrimination Lawsuit

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is appealing to the Indiana Supreme Court to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit brought by a fired gay employee. Read More

New Report: Majorities of Black Catholics Affirm Gay People and Same-Gender Marriages

A new report highlights that majorities of Black Catholics in the U.S. support the societal of acceptance of homosexuality and clergy performing same-gender weddings. Read More

Denied Entrance to the Parade, LGBTQ Groups Hold Alternative St. Patrick’s Day Events

LGBTQ groups in Staten Island held alternative St. Patrick's Day events this week after being again denied admission to the borough's holiday parade. Read More

Diocese Apologizes After Priest Calls Pro-LGBTQ Teachers “Devils” and “Abominations”

An English diocese has apologized after a priest described teachers who offer pro-LGBTQ lessons as "devils" and "abominations." Read More

At Mass, Top Cardinal Apologizes to LGBTQ People for Church’s Mistreatment of Them

A top German cardinal apologized to LGBTQ people for the way they have been treated by the church. Read More

Transgender Catholics’ Pains and Joys Highlighted in New Profile

For transgender Catholics, the church is often a source of both deep pain and profound joy, according to an Associated Press profile of several transgender Catholics in the United States. Read More

The Transfiguration: God’s Invitation to Being Your Whole LGBTQ Self

How are our lives as LGBTQ Catholics transfigured when we look at them through the lens of God’s loving presence?  Read More

Former Vatican Official Blames Russia’s War against Ukraine on LGBTQ Movement

A former Vatican official has suggested Russia's invasion of Ukraine was due to the LGBTQ movement, echoing a Russian Orthodox's leader's similar suggestion last week. Read More

U.S. Bishops Conference Seeks Limits on Protections for Transgender Patients

U.S. bishops joined religious and political groups in seeking to stop proposed non-discrimination guidelines designed to protect transgender patients from discrimination. Read More

LGBTQ Church Workers in Germany Explain Why They Participate in #OutInChurch

LGBTQ church workers in Germany continue to explain their participation in #OutInChurch, an initiative in which 125 such workers publicly came out in a call for non-discrimination. Today's post features two such workers, as well as other news updates from the German church. Read More