Gay Music Minister Forced to Resign Over “Questionable” Relationship

News has broken of another LGBTQ-related employment dispute, this time involving a gay music minister in Georgia. Read More

Gay Priest’s Coming Out Prompts Us to Adjust Image of God, Say Journalists

Two journalists, one from South Africa and one from the U.S., have recently responded to a pro-LGBTQ talk that theologian Fr. Bryan Massingale gave earlier this summer. Both journalists agreed that Massingale invites us all to adjust our image of God. Read More

Polish Archbishop Says LGBTQ Movement Is ‘Great Threat to Freedom’ as Catholics Demand End to Violent Rhetoric

A top archbishop has again disparaged the LGBTQ movement, comparing it to the oppressive regime that ruled Poland in the late 20th century. But church reformers are calling on the Polish hierarchy to comply with church teaching about respecting LGBTQ people and avoid such rhetoric. Read More

How the Synod on the Amazon Could Lead to a More LGBTQ-Inclusive Church

That the Synod on the Amazon now underway will not directly address LGBTQ issues does not mean Catholic advocates for equality should ignore an ecclesial event that could greatly impact our efforts for equality in the church. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Parish Thanks Protestors Who Attacked Pride; Legislator Extols Pride in Catholic-Owned Media; And More

Today's post features news about a parish in Poland that thanked protestors of a Pride march, a Catholic-owned media outlet publishing a letter supportive of Pride, and more. Read More

University of Dayton Students Rally Together After Pride Flag Torn Down, Thrown in Trash

When a rainbow flag and welcome banner on the University of Dayton’s LGBTQ alliance house were torn down and discarded in the trash, LGBTQ students at the Catholic school, along with their allies, rallied to ensure their campus remains a safe, welcoming home. Read More

Fr. Martin Shares Trans-Related Letters With Vatican Official Behind Anti-LGBTQ Document

Fr. James Martin, SJ, recently met with officials from the Vatican's Congregation for Catholic Education, which released an anti-LGBTQ document earlier this summer. Martin shared with them three letters from people writing about their transgender-related experiences. Read More

French Bishops Oppose Expanding Reproductive Technology to Include LBTQ Women

Bishops in France have voiced their opposition to proposed legislation that would expand access to reproductive technologies to all women, including women in same-gender relationships, saying it could lead to "liberal eugenics." Read More

Conservative Bishops Endorse Criticism of Fr. James Martin’s LGBT Ministry

Conservative bishops in the U.S. have endorsed Archbishop Charles Chaput's criticism of Fr. James Martin, SJ, and his LGBT ministry, criticism on which the archbishop has doubled down.  Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Dare to Declare Who You Are on Celebrate Bisexuality+ Day!

Today is Celebrate Bisexuality+ Day. One Catholic activist used the occasion to come out as bisexual, prompted by the words of St. Hildegard of Bingen. Read More