LGBTQ Catholics from Philippines, Mexico, Uganda Speak at Fordham University Event

A Fordham University panel commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising focused on the ongoing challenges faced by LGBTQ+ people around the globe, including in majority Catholic countries. Read More

Catholic Advocates Share Reflections on LGBTQ People in Their Homelands

Today's post features more personal reactions from several attendees at the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics' recent assembly who were asked about the most pressing LGBTQ Catholic issues in their context. Read More

Resigned Priest Shares Journey of Being a Transgender Catholic Loved by God

A transgender woman who left the Catholic priesthood after transitioning has shared her story as an affirmation that God still supports her. Read More

How LGBTQ Stories Help the People of God Navigate Today’s Troubled Church

One truth about LGBTQ ministry is that it is not solely about LGBTQ people, but about serving the entire People of God. Many Catholics affirm that doing such work has taught them a great deal by experiencing the gifts and wisdom that LGBTQ people offer to the whole Church Read More

WHY I STAY: Living in Joyful Hope

Over years of thinking and questioning why I still stay, reluctantly, in the church, the same answer comes up: joy. Read More

WHY I STAY: ‘I finally found a church home and a ministry that woke my faith.’

I finally found a church home and a ministry that woke my faith.  Read More

All Our Children

Matthew 19:14 does NOT read “Let the little children of heterosexual parents come to me, even if the parents have been divorced or use birth control, but put millstones around the necks of the children of same-sex parents.” Read More

WHY I LEFT and WHY I STAY: Failure of Justice and Interior Peace

I stay in the Catholic Church because through the Eucharist I experience greater interior peace and freedom from anxiety. Read More

Why I Stay: The Mystery of God’s Call in the Shadow of God’s Wings

"Permitting myself to think about leaving paradoxically keeps me sane in the Catholic church." Read More