In Review, Catholic Magazine Lauds “Schitt’s Creek’s” Positive Portrayal of Queer Love

America magazine’s review of the television show “Schitt’s Creek” notably included a glowing discussion of the show’s positive portrayal of queer relationships. Read More

Controversies Swirl Around Pope’s Support for Civil Unions, But Is There Really Much There?

Since news broke that a new documentary showed Pope Francis reiterating his support for same-gender civil unions, in this instance for the first time as pope, there have been controversies about what he actually meant and the film itself. Read More

Nobel Laureate Declines Polish Award Over Bishop’s LGBTQ Negative Statements

A Nobel laureate has declined a local award from her Polish hometown because she would have been required to share the prestige with a Catholic bishop who has expressed LGBTQ-negative viewpoints. Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick Says Fr. Tony Flannery’s Refusal to Sign Vatican Oaths Shows “Real Love” for Church

In today's post from Sr. Jeannine Gramick, she writes about how Fr. Tony Flannery's refusal to sign Vatican oaths on women's leadership and on LGBTQ equality actually "shows a real love for this Church." Read More

Pope Francis to Parents of LGBT Children: ‘The Church Loves Your Children as They Are’

Pope Francis has received a group of Italian parents with LGBT children, who presented the pope with the Italian edition of a new book filled with the stories of such Catholic families. An English edition of the book is due to be released by New Ways Ministry in early October. Read More

The Unique Spirituality of Father Mychal Judge

Is Mychal Judge a gay saint? Yes, without a doubt. But not simply because he was a gay man who was also holy. Read More

New Catholic Women’s Guide on Domestic Violence Includes LGBTQ Community

In response to an increase of interpersonal violence during the coronavirus pandemic, a Catholic lay women’s group has published a booklet on raising awareness about domestic abuse, and has included LGBTQ relationships in the discussion. Read More

New Film from Marianist LGBT Initiative Hopes to Be a “Prophetic Witness” for Inclusion

A new film by a group affiliated with the Marianists has premiered that shares the perspectives of LGBT people with that community and the wider church in the hopes of prompting further dialogue about inclusion. Read More

In Cake Shop Dispute, Black Lesbian Owners Exhibit Christian Love

A news story about a cake shop got me thinking this weekend about intersectionality, the Catholic Church, and Christian love. Read More

New Film, “Yes, God, Yes,” Examines the Pitfalls, Joys of Exploring Sexuality as Young Catholic

The new indie film comedy, “Yes, God, Yes,” tells a compelling story about the pitfalls and joys of exploring sexuality as a young Catholic— featuring a lesbian character who helps the narrator accept and discover herself at a pivotal moment in the film. Read More