Youth Synod Document Shows Vatican Evolution on LGBT Topics

The Vatican has reached three new milestones in its evolution toward a greater dialogue with the LGBT community. Read More

Italy’s Catholic Scouting Organization Wrestles With LGBT Inclusion

Italian scouting programs have had mixed gender scouting experiences for the last fifty years, but they have just recently started grappling with LGBT people in the Catholic church run organization. Read More

Bishop Withdraws from Maine Council of Churches Over LGBT Equality

A Catholic diocese will withdraw from a state ecumenical coalition at the end of this month, in part because of LGBT issues and a disagreement about how to respond to the 2016 massacre at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando. Read More

Rhode Island Bishop Condemns Pride Celebrations as “Morally Offensive”

As June begins, a bishop in Rhode Island has warned Catholics against participating in Pride celebrations because it "promotes a lifestyle and agenda that, in the extreme, is morally offensive." Read More

CATHOLIC HISTORY: Washington State Bishops Support Gay and Lesbian Rights

In these days when we see so many Catholic bishops making "religious liberty" arguments that would promote discrimination against LGBT people, it's good to look back a few decades when some bishops were speaking out in favor of gay and lesbian civil rights.  Read More

Pope Francis Seemingly Re-Affirms Ban on Gay Men in Priesthood

Where does Pope Francis really stand on homosexuality? That question is raised in a new way after news both that he affirmed a gay man’s sexual identity as created by God while concurrently warning against gay men entering the priesthood. Read More

Former Vatican Official: Homophobia Is a “Hoax” that “Serves to Threaten People”

Just a day after news broke that Pope Francis told a gay man "God made you like this," news then broke that a former top Vatican official said homophobia is a "hoax" and compared the movement for LGBT equality to Nazism. Read More

Italian Archbishop Writes Preface to Book on LGBT Issues in Catholic Church

An Italian archbishop has written the preface to the Italian edition of Fr. James Martin,... Read More

From ‘Who Am I to Judge?’ to ‘God Made You Like This and Loves You Like This’

News reports have been spreading across the globe because a Chilean clerical sex abuse survivor has reported that in his private conversation with the pope, Francis strongly affirmed the man's gay sexual orientation. Read More

Ireland’s World Meeting of Families Continues to Spark LGBTQ Debate

The Vatican’s World Meeting of Families which will be held in Dublin, Ireland, in August continues to make headlines in regards to LGBTQ issues especially with Pope Francis scheduled to visit for the end of the event. Read More