As Australia’s Plenary Council Meets, the Role of LGBTQ People Is in Question

While Germany's Synodal Way has garnered many headlines, another experiment in synodality is underway in Australia that could have major implications. The question for many LGBTQ Catholics is whether their participation will be welcome and what change might come about as a result of this process. Read More

In Germany, Synodal Way Approves Text that Seeks Blessings for LGBTQ Couples

German Catholics took their next steps in the Synodal Way with the second assembly last weekend that included approval of a text which speaks positively about LGBTQ people and calls for the church to bless their relationships. Read More

LGBTQ Advocates Seek Apology from Archbishop Over Disparaging Remarks

LGBTQ advocates in Mexico have demanded an apology from an archbishop after his disparaging remarks regarding marriage equality. Read More

Gay Priest Affirms God’s Love for Transgender People, Including His Sister

"I believe God invites each of us to stand in defense of any child of God who is being bullied, even if that means accompanying a sister in transition and standing guard outside of a bathroom stall." Read More

Queerness Is Integral to Catholic Discussions of Family and Amoris Laetitia

Queerness needs to be urgently centered and made visible as we listen and learn from the body of Christ. Read More

All Our Relations Are Sacred

In my Lakota culture we use a particular phrase when we pray, “Mitakuye Oyasin.” Roughly translated it means, “All our relations.” 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

Open Letter Protests Archdiocese’s Reprimand of Priest Who Blessed LGBTQ Couple

Pastoral workers in Germany released an open letter to protest one archdiocese's reprimanding of a priest who allegedly blessed a same-gender couple earlier this year. Read More

Now is the Time: LGBTQ Catholics in the Synodal Journey

For Catholics who seek equality for LGBTQ people in the church, now is the time to redouble our efforts to speak our truth for the sake of justice. Read More