Attempts to Clarify Cardinal’s Remarks on Blessings for Gay Couples Only Adds to Confusion

Attempts to clarify remarks by a German cardinal that seemed to indicate his support for the blessing of same-gender relations have only added to the confusion. Read More

Georgetown University Accused of Moving Funds from Anti-Equality Group to LGBTQ Group

Georgetown University is facing investigations regarding redirection of funding from an explicitly pro-family student group to pro-LGBTQ organizations. Read More

Blessings for Same-Gender Couples Welcomed by Advisor to Pope Francis

Blessings for same-gender couple may be permissible, said a leading German bishop and adviser to Pope Francis. Read More

Why Ireland’s Catholic Counseling Service Should Assist Lesbian and Gay Couples

Catholic agencies in Ireland that provide counselling to married couples could lose their government funding if they continue to refuse to provide service to legally married gay and lesbian couples. Read More

Former Irish President, Others Concerned LGBT People Will Be Excluded at World Meeting of Families

The former president of Ireland, a Catholic theologian, and an LGBT advocate have all expressed worries that LGBT people might be shut out of the World Meeting of Families (WMF) this summer. Read More

World Meeting of Families Deletes References to Same-Gender Couples

Are LGBT people being erased from materials for the World Meeting of Families? Some observers have suggested this is the case based on picture and text changes in one resource. Read More

CATHOLIC LGBT HISTORY: Protest Erupts Over Parish Blessings for Lesbian and Gay Couples

The recent news that at least two German bishops have called for looking into the possibility of church blessings for legally married lesbian and gay couples holds great promise that a dream long held by many may actually become reality.  The quest for such blessings has been going on for a long time. Read More

Another German Bishop, Theologian Support Blessings for Same-Gender Couples

Two German bishops and a theologian have joined the conversation on how the Church can bless same-gender couples, even while still denying them sacramental marriage equality. Read More

Leader of German Bishops Calls for Marriage Equality Debate in the Church

Bishop Franz-Josef Bode has said: "I'm concerned with fundamental questions of how we deal with each other; although 'marriage for all' differs clearly from the church's concept of marriage, it's now a political reality." Read More

Peru Ditches Educational Curriculum After Complaints of ‘Gender Ideology’

The government of Peru is withdrawing a national school curriculum that was widely criticized for employing what critics have called  “gender ideology.” Read More