Rainbow Catholics Share Experiences of Global LGBT Gathering

Today's post features reactions from participants at the second assembly of the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics, which took place in Munich, Germany this past November. Read More

What Does a Holy Family Look Like? What Makes Your Family Holy?

On the last Sunday in December, Catholics around the world will celebrate the Feast of... Read More

Archbishop Expresses Support for Priest Who Came Out as Gay

A Wisconsin archbishop has expressed support for a priest in his archdiocese who came out as gay this past weekend. Read More

Gay Priest Comes Out to Parishioners’ Standing Ovations

A Catholic priest came out as gay to his parishioners at Mass this past weekend, drawing a standing ovation that is similar to what many gay priests have experienced when they came out publicly. Read More

A Voice in the Desert Crying Out: Reflections for the Third Sunday of Advent

The nature of Advent is that it is both like the snow that glistens and the ground that does not. Like snow that falls and glistens in the quiet of night, Advent is filled with hope, joy, and familial love. Underneath the snow, however, is the ground that doesn’t glisten—the reality that waits to be faced once the snow melts. Read More

After Australia Passes Marriage Equality, Priest Says He Would Be Glad to Marry Gay Couples

A week ago, Australian legislators passed a marriage equality law following the nation's non-binding postal survey this fall and years of debate. A Catholic priest has since expressed his desire to celebrate a same-gender couple's wedding amid more muted reactions from church leaders. Read More

On Being a Hero: Reflections for the Second Sunday of Advent

This Sunday, we’re asked to think about John the Baptist. And before Jesus was the Jesus of Nazareth whom we know and love—the one who exorcises demons, the one who heals people, the one who walks on water—Jesus was a person like you and me. Indeed, Jesus was a disciple; Jesus was an eager sidekick. And Jesus’s hero was John. Read More

South African Archbishop Says Church “Should Be Home for Gay People”

A South African bishop offered welcoming words to lesbian and gay people in a recent interview, saying the Church "should be home for gay people." Read More

Bishop Calls Nativity Scene with Two St. Joseph’s an “Attack on Christian Faith”

A bishop has criticized a Nativity scene which features two Joseph figures while omitting Mary, calling it "sacrilege" and an "attack on the Christian Faith." Read More

Austrian Cardinal Leads World AIDS Day Memorial, Provides Example to Follow

A cardinal in Austria led a memorial service for World AIDS Day at his archdiocesan cathedral, the first such event there which will hopefully be replicated elsewhere in future years. Read More