LGBTQ Catholics’ Cry for Justice “Must Not Be Ignored,” Says Lead Researcher

The lead researcher behind a comprehensive report on magisterial teaching, gender, and sexuality, continues to speak out and challenge traditional Catholic teaching around same-gender relationships. Read More

New Report Seeks Methodological Change in How Catholic LGBTQ Theology Is Done

The Global Network of Rainbow Catholics (GNRC) has released a new document on the need for methodological changes in how theology about LGBTQ issues is done. Read More

How Can LGBTQ Catholics Proceed After Fulton?; And Other News

Today's post includes news items on how Catholics can respond to the U.S. Supreme Court's Fulton decision, a new op-ed on the U.S. bishops' anti-LGBTQ efforts, and more. Read More

Fear and Grief: The Emotional Impact of Transition on Close Family Members

In this post, I would like to enrich Amoris Laetitia’s chapter six ‘Some pastoral perspectives’ by considering transgender binary transitions (male to female and female to male) and intimate family responses to these situations.  Read More

Losing While Winning: Fulton v. Philadelphia

Religious freedom must mean more for Catholics than requiring society to tolerate nonsensical and indefensible beliefs simply because they are religiously held. Read More

Indonesian Priest Apologizes After Expressing Support for Marriage Equality in Church

A priest in Indonesia who suggested there could be marriage equality in the church has now apologized for his comments, which prompted a controversy that one analyst wrote is a positive sign. Read More

LGBTQ Catholics Express Relief, Disappointment at Supreme Court’s Adoption Ruling

Today's post features reactions to the Fulton v. City of Philadelphia ruling from both Catholics and LGBTQ advocates. Read More

Priests’ Group in Pittsburgh Issue Statement Criticizing Vatican’s Blessings Ban

A group of U.S. priests has issued a statement critical of the Vatican's ban on blessing same-gender couples. Today's post includes that news, as well as several other related news updates. Read More