Support for Marriage Equality Shouldn't Create an 'Us vs.Them' Mentality

John Coleman, SJ, a respected social ethics scholar who blogs for America magazine, recently stated his... Read More

Two Catholics: One Inside and One Outside the Church

Two stories came across my computer screen this week, both first person accounts by Catholics,... Read More

Republican Candidate Stops for Mass at Gay-Friendly Parish

  Instinct magazine reports that Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan stopped at a gay-friendly... Read More

Catholic Brother Cited as Founder of Kenya's LGBT Community

    A Catholic religious brother is credited for having started Kenya’s burgeoning LGBT community.... Read More

From Italy, An Open Letter Calls for Catholic Welcome to LGBT People

Three Italian priests and one nun in have sent an open letter to the Archbishop... Read More

Bishops on the Offensive in Chicago, San Francisco, Newark, and Minnesota

Fighting marriage equality has been on the agenda for several bishops across the U.S. this... Read More

Progress Arrives in a Small, Quiet Way

Progress on LGBT issues is sometimes announced in bold headlines:  “Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t... Read More

ALL ARE WELCOME: What Is a 'Gay-Friendly' Parish?

The ALL ARE WELCOME series is an occasional feature  which examines how Catholic faith communities... Read More

Contradictions in Catholic LGBT Teaching and Practice

    Contradictions in hierarchical attitudes towards LGBT issues and people were the theme of... Read More

Following the Courage of Her Convictions to a New Parish

Debbie Regala’s story is remarkable not because it is unique, but, I suspect, because it... Read More