Under Pope Francis, Italian Gay Catholics See Signs of Hope — and Resistance

Whether a ‘Francis effect’ exists and just what it might be are questions which have... Read More

Jesuit Scholar Assesses Pope Francis' Approach to LGBT Issues

Jesuit Professor John Langan has published an article in America magazine which examines the significance of... Read More

Pope Francis' Letter to All Families Hopeful Sign as Synod on Family Life Approaches

Following last week’s consistory of cardinals, Pope Francis has written an open letter to families... Read More

New Survey Shows Global Catholics Divided on Sexuality Issues

A new global poll shows that the majority of Catholics disagree with the hierarchy on... Read More

NEWS NOTES: January 28, 2014

Here are some items that you may find of interest: 1) At the end of... Read More

Malta Bishop Reports Pope Francis “Shocked” by Gay Adoptions – What’s Really Going On?

According to an auxiliary bishop from Malta, Pope Francis is “shocked” that adoption for same-gender... Read More

Pope Francis’ Peace Message Demands Our Action for LGBT Human Rights

“Fraternity is an essential human quality, for we are relational beings. A lively awareness of... Read More

Uganda Passes Anti-Gay Bill; Pope Francis Must Speak Out Against It

Uganda’s Parliament has passed a bill calling for tougher punishments for homosexual acts, including life... Read More

Pope Francis Named Person of the Year by Leading LGBT Magazine

As if being named Time‘s Person of the Year weren’t enough, a leading LGBT magazine has... Read More

Time Chooses Pope Francis as ‘Person of the Year,’ In Part, For LGBT Welcome

Time Magazine has chosen Pope Francis as 2013’s Person of the Year, announced earlier today.... Read More