CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Round-Up of LGBTQ News at Catholic Colleges

As 2018 comes to a close, here are some news briefs about the LGBTQ sphere on Catholic campuses. Read More

Doesn’t Our Church Have Enough to Worry About Besides Gingerbread Houses?

As if the now all-too-run-of-the-mill negative comments about clergy were not ridiculous enough to listen to, one Catholic writer has found a holiday season-themed approach to express his homophobia and fear of femininity. Read More

Catholic College Stands in Solidarity with LGBTQ People. Who Else Will Do So?

A Jesuit college president has issued a statement in support of LGBTQ people. Why can't other Catholic schools do likewise? Read More

In Vatican Reversal, Gay-Positive Priest Granted Permission to Lead German University

A German priest has been granted Vatican permission to assume a university leadership to which he was elected earlier this year after, permission which first had been withheld over the priest's views on homosexuality and women. Read More

With Support from Friends, College, and Others, Gay Student Athlete Overcomes Hurdles

A top student athlete at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY was disowned by her parents and completely cut off financially after they discovered she was gay. Read More

Jesuit’s Coming Out Story Reminds Us We Are All Mysteries

Coming out stories never get old.  Each one is a gem:  a blend of overcoming fear, dealing with rejection, sometimes being surprised by acceptance, and feeling the freedom of being authentic.  Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, a staff member of the Performing Arts Department at the University of Detroit-Mercy, recently shared his coming out story with his campus. Read More

Vatican Withholds Approval for German Priest, Potentially Over His Support for LGBT People

A German priest elected to university leadership has yet to receive necessary approval from the Vatican that would allow him to assume the rectorship. Observers speculate this withholding might be caused by the priest's progressive views on LGBT issues. Read More

Gay Student Rejected by Family Gets a Full Ride to Georgetown

Georgetown University has offered a full scholarship to an incoming student who was kicked out of his home because he was gay. Read More

Filipino Catholic Student Leaders Support Passage of SOGIE

Student leaders at seven Catholic universities in the Phillippines have come out in support of the country’s pending anti-discrimination bill that would protect LGBT community members. Read More

Catholic University in Philippines Bans Same-sex Relationships and Crossdressing

 A Catholic university in the Philippines is requiring its students to sign  a code of conduct  that prohibits same-sex relationships, gay/lesbian sex, and cross-dressing. Read More