New Ways Ministry Launches New Book on LGBTQ Non-Discrimination

A new publication from New Ways Ministry makes the case for why and how Catholics should support non-discrimination initiatives for LGBTQ people in both church and society. Read More

After 26 Year Fast, Gay Abuse Survivor Told by Pope Francis to “Take Communion”

Pope Francis has told a gay survivor of clergy sexual abuse to "take Communion" after the survivor had refrained from doing so for 26 years, in part because of his sexual orientation. 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

Coming Out Was “Nothing Short of Divine Intervention,” Writes Bisexual Catholic Leader

When I did emerge as an out bisexual man, it was nothing short of a divine intervention. 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

Vatican Official Welcomes LGBTQ People to World Meeting of Families This June

A key Vatican official has affirmed that LGBTQ families will be welcomed at the World Meeting of Families occurring later this month, but any specific mention of LGBTQ issues is absent from the program. 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

As Pride Month Begins, Reflections on Marriage from a Gay Catholic

Getting married to Damian was an act of faith that has yielded grace upon grace. 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

Gay Church Worker Who Resigned After Hate Crimes Speaks at Vatican Conference

A gay church worker who resigned due to right wing hate crimes recently addressed a Vatican conference on the relationship between Amoris Laetitia and LGBTQ people. Read More