“Love Tenderly”: New Book Tells the Stories of Lesbian and Queer Nuns

“Lesbian nuns are the Church’s pearls of great price. They are treasures that have been hidden in our convent fields for centuries that are now being unearthed." Read More

Critics Laud Taiwanese Film About Gay Love Story Between Catholic School Students

A recent film highlighted the joy and love that can be experienced by queer people in Catholic environments. Read More

New Documentary Features Two Former Nuns Who Left Religious Life After Falling in Love

A documentary released last fall tells the story of two former nuns who fell in love and left religious life to be with one another. Read More

Catholic High School Apologizes After Distributing Anti-LGBTQ Booklet by French Priest

A Catholic high school in France has apologized after it came under fire for the distribution of an anti-LGBTQ booklet to its students. The document, authored by a French Catholic priest, casts LGBTQ identity and relationships in a negative light. Read More

Theologian: Vatican’s Nativity Scene Signals Church with a Future

Against its many critics, theologian Brian Flanagan writes a defense of the Vatican's 2020 Nativity scene that has lessons for LGBTQ Catholics and allies, too. Read More

Catholic Reform Groups Back Embattled Irish Priest Tony Flannery; And More News

Today's post features news stories on Catholic reform groups' support for Fr. Tony Flannery, a new gay Catholic's appointment to the California Supreme Court, musician Gina Chavez speaking out on being queer and Catholic, and more. Read More

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