First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly Must Included LGBTQ People, Too

The Catholic Church celebrated its first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly on July 25th, and a Catholic lesbian couple marked this occasion by reflecting on their lives as grandparents. Read More

Caribbean Archbishop Offers Partial Defense of Pride Month as a Social Justice Issue

The archbishop of a Caribbean nation has called gender ideology “diabolical” because, he says, it goes against the “understanding of the human person." At the same time, he acknowledged the need to stop discrimination against LGBTQ people, especially in the Caribbean.  Read More

In Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis Sows Seeds of Hope for Unhoused LGBTQ Youth

Still, I believe that Francis has sown the seeds of theological renewal, which may yet bear hope for LGBTQ homeless youth. Read More

Gay Church Worker Forced to Resign by Hate Crimes Finds New Ministry in the Classroom

It has been nearly three years since Aaron Bianco was forced to resign from his position at a southern California parish due to constant and dangerous anti-gay harassment. Now he says: "Life is good." Read More

German Bishop Calls for Church to Apologize for Harming Lesbian/Gay People

A senior bishop in Germany has suggested the church apologize for harming lesbian and gay people. Read More

In Historic First, Vatican Instructs Spanish Bishops To Disavow Ex-Gay Group

The Vatican has instructed Spain's bishops to disavow a conversion therapy group in that country in what is likely an historic first. Read More

Korean Translation of Book Highlights Difficulties of Church Language on LGBTQ Issues

"Building a Bridge" by Jesuit Fr. James Martin has been translated into Korean, making it the first book for LGBTQ Catholics in Korea. Read More

Pope Francis Invites Transgender Group to Receive Covid-19 Vaccines at Vatican

News broke last week that on Holy Saturday this year, the Vatican hosted a transgender group for vaccinations at the personal invitation of Pope Francis. Read More

The New York Times Profiles LGBTQ-Friendly Parishes in NYC Embodying God’s Love

The New York Times recently profiled several LGBTQ-friendly parishes in Manhattan, painting a picture of the kind of church that so many are working to build. 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