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

New Series “Love, Victor” Illustrates How to Embrace Identities of Culture, Faith, and Sexuality 

A new pop culture television series entitled “Love, Victor” seeks to present a new  narrative of LGBTQ youth in U.S. culture. Read More

God Dwells in Us: New Documentary Explores Life and Love of LGBTQ Catholic Family

At a time when some Catholic dioceses are firing LGBTQ teachers, musicians, and staff members because they are considered incompatible with the gospel or the Catholic faith, Tom Loehr’s new documentary, "The Golds: A Portrait of an American Family," offers a more human story of LGBTQ Catholics. Read More

Filipinx Gay Catholic Writes About Finding Way Back to God and to the Church

A Filipinx Catholic gay man has memoralized his powerful journey of self-discovery and how he found his way back to God and to the church. Now he is drawing on his experiences to help other LGBTQ Catholics in the Philippines and beyond. Read More

Feminist Liturgies Book Offers Resources for LGBTQ Prayer Events

If you would like to organize a liturgy or prayer service in your parish or faith community that celebrates the gifts of LGBTQ people, a new resource provides some guidance and inspiration. Read More