For Second Time, Archbishop Apologizes to Gay Community for Mistreatment by Church

A German archbishop has apologized again to lesbian, bisexual, and gay people for the church's mistreatment of them, saying this mistreatment was an "unholy line of tradition." Read More

Archbishop Appeals to Parents: Accept Your LGBTQ Children as God Does

Two European archbishops offered LGBTQ-positive remarks to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), which was marked this past Tuesday. Read More

German Bishop Attends Inclusive Blessings Service as Part of #LoveWins Campaign

A German bishop was among attendees at blessings services held in Germany this month as part of a campaign to have the church formally recognize LGBTQ couples. Read More

New Article Profiles the Spiritual Joy and Innovation of Queer Latinx Catholics

Queer Latinx Catholics are finding new ways to cultivate spiritual joy by placing an emphasis on the Gospels, nurturing personal spirituality, and building supportive relationships. Read More

Vatican’s Synod Office Makes LGBTQ Issues Focus of Latest Newsletter

The Synod office at the Vatican has featured LGBTQ issues, including stories about same-gender couples, in the latest edition of its newsletter. Read More

Pope Francis in Letter to LGBTQ Catholics: God “Does Not Disown Any of His Children”

Pope Francis has written another letter to LGBTQ people, saying this time that God "does not disown any of his children." Read More

Nonbinary Delegate to Germany’s Synodal Way Shares Hopes, Concerns About Process

It‘s a special kind of joy to be connected to other queer people in church in this way. For me, the visibility of other trans and nonbinary people especially gives me hope and renews my conviction that I‘m fighting for the right reasons. Read More

Campus Priest Withdraws from Student Housing Post After LGBTQ-Negative Comments

A priest at the University of Portland has resigned temporarily from his position as a minister in student housing just hours before a scheduled protest calling for his removal due to LGBTQ-negative comments and social media activity. Read More

For LGBTQ People, What Does It Mean to “Pray for Vocations” with Pope Francis?

What does it mean to “pray for vocations”? Today is the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, and Pope Francis once again is reframing how the people of God should think about an issue. His message is quite relevant for LGBTQ people. Read More

Worcester Bishop Pens Second Letter Criticizing Pride, Black Lives Matter Flags at School

A bishop has sustained his criticism of a Catholic school for flying Pride and Black Lives Matter flags, issuing a second letter, in which he writes that the church cannot "condone transgenderism." Read More