What Does Change in Church’s Death Penalty Teaching Mean for LGBT People?

Church teaching can change While many of us knew this before, we've just received news that is contemporary proof positive. Read More

Catholic Leaders on Opposite Sides of LGBT Questions in Trinidad and Tobago

Two Catholic leaders in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago have captured headlines these past few weeks:  one for supporting LGBT people and one for denouncing same-gender marriage. Read More

Guyanese Catholic Leaders Support Gay Rights Against Other Denominations

Catholic leaders in Guyana stand up for human rights of LGBTQ persons during Pride season. Read More

Should Catholics Be Hopeful About Pope Francis’ Latest Remark on LGBT Issues?

Mixed reactions to Pope Francis' most recent LGBT-related comments have continued to be published, including the perspectives of feminist Catholics and some columnists. Read More

In Philippines: ‘L.G.B.T. are now accepted. We are very welcome.’

About 80 percent of Filipinos are Roman Catholic, and the church’s teachings often dominate public life in the Philippines. Still, Ms. Cabaluna, who considers herself very religious, said: 'L.G.B.T. are now accepted. We are very welcome.' Read More

NEWS NOTES: Registering a Baby, Overturning Sodomy Laws, and Possibly Poland’s First Gay President

A summary of a wide range of stories from around the world on Catholic LGBTQ issues. Read More

Archbishop’s Criticism of Anti-LGBT Criminalization Law Reveals a Need for More Education

A Carribean archbishop has come out against anti-LGBT criminalization, saying that while homosexuality is immoral, it should not be illegal. Read More

Lesbian Catholic Shares About “Mission from God” to Defend LGBT Human Rights

A lesbian Catholic issued a strong call for church leaders to stand against anti-LGBT discrimination at an event for International Women's Day earlier this month. Read More

Homophobic Church “Not the Church of the Future,” Says Former Irish President Mary McAleese

To mark International Women's Day earlier this week, the group Voices of Faith held an event in Rome about women in the Catholic Church. Titled "Why Women Matter," the event featured two LGBT advocates, former Irish President Mary McAleese and lesbian Catholic Ssenfuka Joanita Warry. The event also prompted a civil exchange between McAleese and an Irish bishop. Read More

By Dropping Appeal, Belize Catholic Church Allows Decriminalization Decision to Stand

The Catholic Church hierarchy in the Central American nation of Belize has withdrawn its appeal of a 2016 judicial decision which struck down the former British colony's anti-sodomy law.  Read More