India’s Cardinal Gracias Wants Homosexuality Decriminalized

India’s top bishop supports the legalization of homosexuality in his country, which may now be possible... Read More

Malawi Bishops’ Comments Fail to Defend Marginalized LGBT People

As Malawi debates whether to repeal its laws which criminalize homosexuality, the nation’s Catholic bishops are... Read More

Malawi Bishops' Anti-Gay Remarks Raise Human Rights Issues

LGBT communities in a number of African nations face some of the world’s most oppressive... Read More

Pope Francis "Missed an Opportunity" on Papal Visit to Africa

LGBT advocates are saying Pope Francis missed an opportunity to preach tolerance and save LGBT... Read More

As Year of Mercy Begins, Cardinal Says Being Gay Is Not a Crime

Being gay should not be illegal. This is a top Indian prelate’s message as the nation’s legislators... Read More

Pope Francis Forgoes LGBT Human Rights During First Visit to Africa

Pope Francis’ visit to Kenya, Uganda, and the Central African Republic concluded yesterday without explicit remarks... Read More

LGBT Africans Ask Pope Francis to Preach Tolerance

LGBT folks in Uganda and Kenya are asking Pope Francis to preach tolerance during his Apostolic Voyage to their nations beginning Wednesday. Read More

Fired Gay Priest: "The Church Needs a Stonewall.”

"I can't follow Jesus from the closet," said Msgr. Krzysztof Charamsa, the former Vatican official fired after he publicly came out as gay in October, who added, "The church needs a Stonewall." Read More

In #PopeSpeakOut, Catholics Ask Pope Francis to Save LGBT Lives

in just over one week, Pope Francis will begin an Apostolic Visit to Uganda, Kenya, and Central African Republic where homosexuality is culturally disapproved and, in the first two, is illegal. New Ways Ministry is relaunching our #PopeSpeakOut campaign to encourage the pope to oppose publicly during his trip the criminalization of, discrimination towards, and violence against LGBT communities. Read More

U.S. Diplomat Criticizes Vatican Assertion that Western Aid Tied to Marriage Equality

Visiting the Vatican earlier this week, a United States' diplomat tasked with LGBT human rights criticized the Vatican's assertion that Western governments tie foreign aid to marriage equality. These remarks come just weeks before Pope Francis journeys to Africa, including Uganda where anti-gay legislation resurfaced. Read More