Seattle Task Force Releases “Mixed Bag” Report on LGBTQ Issues in Catholic Schools

An archdiocesan commission set up to examine LGBTQ issues in Catholic education, especially regarding employment policies, has issued its findings. Read More

Benedictine Superior at Benet Academy Concerned by Hiring of LGBTQ Employee

The head of the religious community that oversees Benet Academy has expressed concern about the school's hiring of an LGBTQ employee. Read More

New Ways Ministry Webinar To Explore LGBTQ Catholics’ Participation in Synodal Process

In October, the Catholic Church will begin a two-year process that could be the most revolutionary ecclesial event since Vatican II. It is essential that LGBTQ Catholics and allies be involved. Read More

After Protests, Catholic School Reverses Decision Not to Hire LGBTQ Coach

A Catholic school in Illinois will proceed with hiring an LGBTQ employee, reversing its initial decision to rescind a job offer from over the employee's same-gender marriage. Read More

Community Protests Catholic School Rescinding Job Offer to LGBTQ Employee

A Catholic school has rescinded a job offer for an employee after learning the employee was in a same-gender marriage. Read More

LGBTQ Win for Billard: For Now or For Ever?

I hope this ruling stands for now and forever. Read More

Fired Gay Teacher Wins Lawsuit Against Catholic School and Diocese

"Today’s decision is one of the first applications of the Supreme Court’s ban on sex discrimination to employees of private religious schools." Read More

Priests Says Secrecy About Homosexuality in the Priesthood Is a “Slow-Moving Cancer”

The story of gay men in the Catholic priesthood received national attention earlier this summer in a segment on CBS' Sunday Morning, in particular the stories of Fr. Greg Greiten and an anonymous priest who called the culture of secrecy a "slow-moving cancer." Read More

Germany’s Married Gay Catholic Health Minister Criticizes Vatican Ban on Blessings

A ranking German government official has criticized the Vatican for banning same-gender blessings, remarks applauded by the priest behind that nation's protests against the ban. Read More

Indiana Court Rules Against Fired LGBTQ Church Worker Citing Ministerial Exception

A federal court in Indiana has sided with a Catholic high school on its decision to fire a guidance counselor because of her same-gender marriage, a decision now being appealed. Read More