Univ. of Dallas Alumni Seek Removal of Professor Over Transphobic Social Media Posts

A transgender alumna’s demand that her Catholic university take action against a professor who demeaned a trans woman nominated for a high-ranking position in the Biden administration, has been rebuffed by the campus administration. Read More

Catholic U. Students Protest Abby Johnson Over Anti-LGBTQ and Racist Comments

Students and alumni of The Catholic University of America protested an anti-abortion speaker who has made repeated anti-LGBTQ and racist comments and participated in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Read More

Georgetown U. Students Oppose Conference Named After LGBTQ-Negative Bishop

More than 600 members of the Georgetown University community, including over 30 student organizations, signed a petition asking the University to take action regarding its annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, in part because of the event namesake’s anti-LGBTQ record. Read More

Catholic Schools Are Called to Form a Culture of LGBTQ Participation

Catholic leaders need to move beyond using doctrine as a cover for bigotry and imagine new ways that our tradition might inspire schools to treat LGBTQ members with dignity. The principle of “participation” from Catholic social teaching can be particularly helpful, and Catholic Schools Week provides an appropriate time to reflect on it. Read More

Is Vatican Investigation of Fr. Tony Flannery Repeating a Bygone Era? And Other News

Today's post features news about an editorial on the case of Fr. Tony Flannery, a new LGBTQ scholarship at Boston College, and more. Read More

German Archdiocese Censors Catholic Students After Criticism of Church Teachings on Sexuality

A German archdiocese has censored a Catholic student group after the group issued a document critical of church teachings about sexual morality, among other reform-related items. Read More

Catholic Campus Supports Lesbian Theologian Targeted by Anti-Gay Demonstrator

A Catholic university has supported the lesbian theology professor who was targeted by a local resident calling for the professor's firing. The incident has led to a wider discussion about justice and inclusion in the institutional church. Read More

Assumption University President Apologizes for Campus Ministry’s LGBTQ-Negative Content

The president of a Catholic university has apologized for offensive LGBTQ-negative language sent to students by Campus Ministry. Read More

Celebrating LGBTQ History Month on Jesuit Campuses

October is LGBTQ History Month and, like many years, Catholic universities and colleges celebrated on campus. Here are a few reports from Jesuit campuses this semester. Read More

Priest Resigns After Professor Sanctioned for Criticism of Polish Bishops’ Anti-LGBTQ Record

A professor at a Catholic university in Poland has resigned in protest after that university sanctioned another professor for comments critical of the nation's bishops and their LGBTQ-negative record. Read More