Jesuit School Stands Firm As Bishop Strips It of Catholic Designation Over Pride Flag

A Jesuit school in Massachusetts has said it will not take down Pride and Black Lives Matter flags after the local bishop announced the school would no longer be designated as a Catholic one. Read More

77% of U.S. Catholics Support Communion for LGBTQ+ People, Reports New Survey

A new survey shows that most lay Catholics in the U.S. disagree with conservative bishops on disputed issues, including abortion rights, politicians receiving Communion, and the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people. 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

Papal Appointments of LGBTQ-Positive Bishops Is Evidence of Shift in Church

Appointments by Pope Francis made this week continue enforcing the idea that winds in the church have shifted and being an LGBTQ-positive church leader is no longer a barrier to leadership. Read More

Archdiocese, Catholic School Negotiating After Teachers Strike Over LGBTQ Author

A compromise is being reached between an English archdiocese and the staff of a Catholic school after a long standoff that emerged when the archdiocese banned an LGBTQ young adult author from speaking to students and faculty. Read More

Pope Francis Appoints LGBTQ-Positive Cardinal as Head of Italian Bishops’ Conference

Pope Francis has chosen an LGBTQ-positive prelate as the new head of the Italian episcopal conference, which has the added significance that he was one of three names put forward for the post by the bishops' themselves. Read More

Top German Bishop “Firmly Convinced” Church Teachings on Homosexuality Will Change

A top German bishop has said he is "firmly convinced" that church teachings on homosexuality and same-gender blessings will change, while expressing disappointment in some of Pope Francis' reform efforts. Read More

For Second Time, Archbishop Apologizes to Gay Community for Mistreatment by Church

A German archbishop has apologized again to lesbian, bisexual, and gay people for the church's mistreatment of them, saying this mistreatment was an "unholy line of tradition." Read More

Archbishop Appeals to Parents: Accept Your LGBTQ Children as God Does

Two European archbishops offered LGBTQ-positive remarks to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), which was marked this past Tuesday. Read More

German Bishop Attends Inclusive Blessings Service as Part of #LoveWins Campaign

A German bishop was among attendees at blessings services held in Germany this month as part of a campaign to have the church formally recognize LGBTQ couples. Read More