Student Cautions Pope Francis Against Using Anti-LGBTQ+ Language in Virtual Meeting

A Filipino student has cautioned Pope Francis against using derogatory language about LGBTQ+ people, coming after reports the pope twice used an anti-gay slur. Read More

Benedictine Graduate Calls Harrison Butker’s Speech “Horrible”; And More Reactions

Today's post features more reactions from Catholics and LGBTQ+ advocates a speech at Benedictine College by football player Harrison Butker earlier this month. Read More

Harrison Butker’s Anti-LGBTQ+ Commencement Address Steeped in Hypocrisy, Says Writer

The now-viral commencement speech by Kansas City Chiefs player Harrison Butker at Kansas' Benedictine College has sparked reactions from Catholic writers, many of whom are quite critical. Read More

Catholic Sisters Reject Homophobic Speech by Football’s Harrison Butker

Catholic women religious have expressed support for women and for the LGBTQ+ community after a misogynistic, homophobic commencement speech was given at Benedictine College in Kansas. Read More

Vatican Reverses Its Decision, Will Allow Pro-LGBTQ+ Theologian to Be University Dean

The Vatican has reversed its decision that once barred an LGBTQ-supportive theologian from becoming a university dean. The Vatican will now allow him to assume the position a year later. Read More

In This Is Love: Dispatches from a Popular University for Gaza

For one, the fight for queer liberation is fundamentally intertwined with the struggle for a free Palestine. Read More

LGBTQ+ Parish Ministry Book Nominated for Catholic Award; And More News

Today's post includes news about a new book on LGBTQ+ parish ministry nominated for a Catholic publishing award, a Synod report released by a network of church reform groups, and more.  Read More

Graduate Students Criticize “Dignitas Infinita” in Open Letter to Pope

An open letter to Pope Francis has been published by Catholic students, theologians, pastoral ministers, educators, and others that expresses their “concern” with portions of the Vatican's new declaration on human dignity, Dignitas Infinita. Read More

Providence College Faces Anti-LGBTQ+ Discrimination Complaint by Former Staff

A Rhode Island Catholic college's former diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) director has filed a discrimination complaint against the school amid ongoing campus controversy about LGBTQ+ inclusion. Read More

Episcopalian Bishops Object to LGBTQ-Negative Catholic Group’s Use of Seminary

Episcopal bishops in New York have expressed their opposition to a proposed long-term lease of seminary space to a Catholic group over concerns the group has anti-LGBTQ+ associations, as well as issues around transparency in funding. Read More