Prominent Catholic Says “Jesus Would Be Attending the Pride Parade” After Bishop’s Homophobic Tweet

What is it about celebrating Pride that causes some Church leaders to react in strongly negative ways towards events which simply honor the dignity and value of LGBTQ people? Recent controversies this year have again shown the need for more education and dialogue or, at the very least, silence on social media. Read More

Historic Montreal Church Is Backdrop for Queer Love Story Dance Video

A dance performance video, entitled "Hallelujah," was set and filmed in Quebec’s historic Church of St. Pierre Apôtre. Its a queer love story produced by Matthew Richardson--and the church leaders were happy to host it.  Read More

Woman Arrested in Poland for Depicting Mary, Jesus with LGBTQ Rainbow

A human rights activist was arrested in Poland after distributing posters that show the Virgin Mary and Jesus with halos made of LGBTQ rainbows. Read More

Did Pope Francis Read and Like a New Book on Homosexuality and the Vatican?

Did Pope Francis read Frédéric Martel's controversial new book on homosexuality and the Vatican? One news report says yes and that he rather liked it. Read More

Alumnae Protest Catholic School’s Censorship of LGBTQ Book Reviews

Alumnae of Ursuline Academy in Cincinnati have responded in protest to the Catholic school’s censorship of LGBTQ book reviews in the student newspaper.  Read More

Pope Francis’ Comments to UK Comedian Stress the Human Dignity of Gay People

Pope Francis has made headlines again with a positive statement about gay people,, this time criticizing people who reject gay people, and making a strong statement about applying the church's social justice tradition to LGBT people.  Read More

Priest Suspended after Coming Out as Gay, Criticizing “Big Pink Elephant” in Church

Pastors in the Netherlands have again made headlines this year for their LGBTQ advocacy, this time involving a rainbow crosswalk and a controversial new book. Read More

Theological Forum Publishes Review Series on New Book, “In the Closet of the Vatican”

The latest additions to the discourse surrounding Frédéric Martel's controversial new book, In the Closet of the Vatican, have been published by an online humanities forum featuring a Catholic theologians and pastoral ministers. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Gay Politician Challenges Polish Church; Profile of Author Richard Rodriguez; And More

Today's post features updates on a gay politician taking on conservative Polish politics, a profile of award-winning author Richard, Rodriguez, and more news items. Read More