Pope Francis Denounces Criminalization Laws, Saying “Being Homosexual Is Not a Crime”

Pope Francis has denounced laws that criminalize LGBTQ+ people, saying "being homosexual is not a crime" and that bishops needed to undergo "a process of conversion" to be more affirming. Read More

New Ways Ministry Rejoices at Pope Francis Condemning Anti-LGBTQ+ Criminalization

New Ways Ministry rejoices because of Pope Francis’ declaration that homosexuality should not be criminalized, a statement which millions of Catholics have long called for from church leaders. Read More

New Ways Ministry: Bishops Must Speak Out After Colorado Springs Mass Shooting

New Ways Ministry calls on every bishop to condemn such violence in all its forms. Read More

LGBTQ+ Advocates Offer Decolonizing Criticism of Archbishop’s Queerphobic Letter

LGBTQ+ advocates have strongly criticized a Zambian archbishop's queerphobic letter in which he claimed government leaders were not sufficiently enforcing criminalization laws, a criticism the advocates rooted in decolonization. Read More

Zambian Bishops’ Conference Reaffirms Support for Anti-LGBTQ+ Criminalization Laws

The Zambian Conference of Catholic Bishops (ZCCB) has reaffirmed its support for laws that criminalize LGBTQ+ people, walking back comments days earlier in which a key official said they opposed such laws. Read More

LGBTQ+ Catholic Pilgrims Recognized During Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica

A pilgrimage of LGBTQ+ Catholics celebrated Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe with the organizing group, the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics (GNRC), being recognized at the liturgy. Read More

Indonesian Catholics Oppose Government Order to Suppress LGBTQ+ Education

Catholics in predominantly-Muslim Indonesia have become vocal opponents of a new provincial order aimed at suppressing LGBTQ+ people in education, as the Catholics argue the order could institutionalize discrimination. Read More

Singapore Cardinal Announces Neutrality on Anti-LGBTQ+ Criminalization Law Repeal

Singapore's archbishop has announced he is neutral on the revocation of a law criminalizing homosexuality, doing so just a few months after he declared his opposition to the repeal and while continuing to oppose marriage equality. Read More

New Ways Ministry Launches New Book on LGBTQ Non-Discrimination

A new publication from New Ways Ministry makes the case for why and how Catholics should support non-discrimination initiatives for LGBTQ people in both church and society. Read More

New Ways Ministry Issues Synod Report on LGBTQ Catholics and Allies

Yesterday, New Ways Ministry released its report on what LGBTQ people and allies are saying during the synodal process. The report is now available to read and share widely. Read More