This MLK Weekend, I Still Have Dreams

"I want to warn against moving too quickly to see the deep parallels between King’s quest for racial justice and LGBTQ strivings for equal justice." Read More

Pope Reassigns Official Thought to Be Behind Vatican’s Blessing Ban

A key Vatican official believed to be the person responsible for the Vatican ban on same-gender blessings last year has been reassigned by Pope Francis in a personnel change that could have wider significance. Read More

Does Pope Francis’ De-Emphasizing “Sins of the Flesh” Open a Door for LGBTQ Catholics?

During a papal plan press conference on his return from a recent visit to Greece and Cyprus, Pope Francis stated that “sins of the flesh are not the most serious,” but the sin of hatred and pride raise greater concern. This statement has caught the attention of some Catholic leaders concerned with LGBTQ issues. Read More

Marquette Diocese’s New Policy Could Ban LGBTQ People from Sacraments and Ministry

A new directive from the Diocese of Marquette seeks to greatly restrict LGBTQ people's participation in the life of the church, including possible bans on the sacraments and leadership positions. Read More

In New Book, Two German Bishops Seek Re-Evaluation of Church’s Sexuality Teachings

Two bishops in Germany have contributed essays to a new book on Catholicism and LGBTQ issues, and in it they question the hierarchy’s traditional position on sexual morality. Read More

In Interview, Bishop John Stowe Endorses Legal Protections for LGBTQ Couples

A leading U.S. bishop has included in a wider call for social justice his support for LGBTQ couples receiving legal protections. Read More

Priest Credits LGBTQ Parishioners with Keeping Ministry Alive During Covid Pandemic

A Chicago priest has written about how the LGBTQ community stepped up during the pandemic to keep parish life alive, which could teach church leaders a wider lesson. Read More

Swiss Bishop Says “I Don’t Mind” If LGBTQ Couples Receive Equal Marriage Rights

A Swiss bishop has spoken positively about legal protections for same-gender couples, even while expressing opposition to the marriage equality referendum in that country which passed with 64% of the vote in late September. Read More

In Germany, Synodal Way Approves Text that Seeks Blessings for LGBTQ Couples

German Catholics took their next steps in the Synodal Way with the second assembly last weekend that included approval of a text which speaks positively about LGBTQ people and calls for the church to bless their relationships. Read More

New Ways Ministry Webinar To Explore LGBTQ Catholics’ Participation in Synodal Process

In October, the Catholic Church will begin a two-year process that could be the most revolutionary ecclesial event since Vatican II. It is essential that LGBTQ Catholics and allies be involved. Read More