New Ways Ministry Conference Explores Sacred Stories of Lesbian and Queer Religious

To kick off Lesbian Visibility Week, today's post covers a conference on lesbian and queer women religious covered by the Global Sisters Report. Read More

New Memoir Connects Non-Binary Poet’s Experiences to the Message of Easter

A new memoir by a trans/non-binary poet who grew up in a deeply conservative Catholic community tells a story of rebirth that connects LGBTQ reality to the message of Easter. Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick: Letters from Pope Francis Are Like “Soothing Hand of a Friend”

As part of a Lenten reflection, Sr. Jeannine Gramick has written about the meaning of Pope Francis' letters to her and to New Ways Ministry, while also providing some insight about her own spiritual life. Read More

New Book Features Way of the Cross Meditation for Solidarity with LGBTQ People

With just under a week until the Triduum begins, today Bondings 2.0 highlights a new LGBTQ-specific resources for reflection in this sacred time. 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

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

As “Killing Eve” Concludes, A Queer Catholic Reflects on the Show’s Affirming Impact

During my days in the closet as a practicing Catholic, I relied on LGBTQ+ movies, television shows, and books to understand why I felt the way I did. Out of all the LGBTQ+ stories I have consumed, only one has influenced me in ways I didn’t expect. 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

Sydney Archdiocese Complains About Police Social Media Post Featuring Drag Performers

The drag artists known as the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, who parody nun attire, recently sparked Catholic officials’ outrage in Sydney, Australia.  Read More

Staten Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade Organizers Again Deny Access to LGBTQ Marchers

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching and cities nationwide are planning parades to celebrate the Irish holiday. In Staten Island, New York, the organizers of a local parade remain unwilling to include LGBTQ people who want to march with rainbow pride. Read More