Spanish Catholic Magazine Profiles Two Gay Catholics on Their Experiences in Church

The Spanish-Catholic magazine Vida Nueva has profiled two gay men who encountered very different experiences within the Catholic Church. Read More

On Holy Family Sunday, A Father’s Plea to Church Leaders

On this feast day of The Holy Family, I want to shout to our Church leaders to review the viability of Church teaching when it comes to same-sex activity, to own at least partial responsibility for the hate and ignorance and pain that my son and countless others have had to overcome, and to examine whether this teaching is enhancing souls and is consistent with Jesus’ message of love and inclusiveness. Read More

Lesbian Softball Coach Fired Over Same-Gender Marriage; Other News Items

Today's post includes stories about a lesbian softball coach fired for being in a same-gender marriage, another fired church worker's settlement in her discrimination lawsuit, and how the Vatican funded the Elton John biopic.  Read More

Fr. James Alison Tells the Story Behind the Phone Call from the Pope

"Had it not been for what I consider the miraculous intervention of the Holy Father, I would have simply been another failed priestly statistic, chewed over by a no-longer serviceable canonical system." Read More

Christmas Eve: Our God Is Near!

Jesus chose to identify himself with those overlooked, ignored, and discriminated against in society and called them his most beloved, his “friends.” Read More

The Glory of God Shall Be Revealed–And All Will See It Together!

The voices of LGBTQ+ Christians are not futile; their cries are not in vain. Rather, their stories, their lives, their voices help announce the Reign of God, preparing the way for the Glory of God. Read More

Queer Scriptures for Advent’s Third Sunday

Why should there be a distinction between faith and love? That seems objectively disordered! Read More

New Film Addresses Old Cultural Scar of “Ex-Gay” Therapy in Ireland

Ireland’s public television network has aired a new film about conversion therapy and the damage it causes people who undergo it. The film reveals the long shadow a history of LGBTQ persecution in a largely Catholic country casts despite legal advances for LGBTQ equality in recent years. Read More

Happy Are All Who Wait for God!

As an LGBT Catholic, I sometimes feel like I’m waiting for God and then something else. Read More

“Plague,” A New Podcast, Remembers Complex Story of AIDS and the Catholic Church

A new podcast on AIDS and the Catholic Church is being lauded for its honest, challenging engagement with a harrowing period for lesbian and gay Catholics in the 1980s and 1990s. Read More