New Survey Finds 62% of U.S. Catholics Support Priests Blessing LGBTQ Couples

In a new survey conducted by America, a majority of U.S. Catholics said they believe priests should be able to bless same-gender couples, although responses to this issue were divided by a number of demographic variables. Read More

Germany’s Married Gay Catholic Health Minister Criticizes Vatican Ban on Blessings

A ranking German government official has criticized the Vatican for banning same-gender blessings, remarks applauded by the priest behind that nation's protests against the ban. Read More

German Archbishop Set to Appoint Pastoral Minister for Berlin’s LGBTQ Community

An archbishop in Germany has promised to designate a pastoral minister to serve the LGBTQ community in his archdiocese.  Read More

“We Need to Talk”

So what might an adult conversation between the institutional Church and LGBTQ Catholics look like? Read More

New Report Seeks Methodological Change in How Catholic LGBTQ Theology Is Done

The Global Network of Rainbow Catholics (GNRC) has released a new document on the need for methodological changes in how theology about LGBTQ issues is done. Read More

The Little Man Behind the Curtain: Uncovering the Hierarchy Behind Church Teaching

This Pride, the Friends of Dorothy see the veil being lifted on Catholic leaders and their claims to divine revelation. Read More

Priests’ Group in Pittsburgh Issue Statement Criticizing Vatican’s Blessings Ban

A group of U.S. priests has issued a statement critical of the Vatican's ban on blessing same-gender couples. Today's post includes that news, as well as several other related news updates. Read More

German Bishop Supportive of Blessing Same-Gender Couples Asks “Why Not?”

A German bishop who has repeatedly vocalized his support for blessing same-gender couples in the church again spoke out, asking in a media interview, why such blessings are not possible, as the Vatican has said. Read More

What Does Boris Johnson’s Latest Wedding Have to Do With LGBTQ Catholics?

What does Boris Johnson's latest marriage have to do with LGBTQ Catholics? A bit more than appears at first glance, wrote one journalist and educator. Read More

Catholic Leaders, Including Bishop Stowe, Begin Pride Month with Blessing Service

Several Catholic leaders joined DignityUSA to mark the beginning of Pride Month with a prayer service focused on blessing, including one bishop. Read More