Diocesan Survey Finds 86% of Catholics Seek Change in Church Teaching on Homosexuality

Listening sessions in an Irish diocese have found an overwhelmingly majority of Catholics there supporting changing the church's teachings on homosexuality, a finding that is "signs of life" according to one former priest and could enable a new future for the church. Read More

Michigan Catholics Strongly Support LGBT Civil Rights Protections

Michigan Catholics have voiced resounding support for legal protections for LGBTQ+ people in areas of housing and employment, according to a new statewide survey. Read More

Catholics Can Help Stalled Acceptance Rates for LGBTQ People in U.S.–And in Our Church

Isn’t public opinion on LGBTQ people improving?  The complicated answer holds some surprising lessons for... Read More

New Poll Shows U.S. Catholics Are Increasingly Supportive of Transgender Rights

The same week the Vatican released a new document on gender described by LGBTQ advocates as harmful and oppressive, new polling shows U.S. Catholics are increasingly comfortable with and supportive of transgender people. Read More

Majority of US Catholics Oppose Religious Service Refusal to LGBTQ Customers

Almost 60% of American Catholics oppose the idea that businesses should be allowed to discriminate against gay and lesbian people on religious grounds.  Read More

Survey Taken on Religion and Sexuality in Catholic Malta

Members of Malta’s LGBTQ+ community recently responded to a survey on sexuality and religion by Lovin’ Malta, a website devoted to sharing news and culture in the island nation. Read More

Survey: Majority of Global Catholics Support Reconsideration of LGBT Teachings

A new global survey of Catholics published to coincide with the Synod on Youth has found a majority of respondents believe church teaching on LGBT issues should be reconsidered for the well-being of young people. Read More

Poll Reveals Ireland’s Catholics Want Church to Recognize Lesbian/Gay Marriages

A recent poll of Ireland’s citizens has revealed the desire for greater acceptance of same-sex marriage in the Catholic Church. Read More

Lay Catholic Support for LGBTQ Rights Grows in U.S.

A new report from the Public Religion Research Institute weighs religious support for LGBT issues. The reality of U.S. Catholic support for LGBT equality may surprise you.  Read More

Should Catholics Be Hopeful About Pope Francis’ Latest Remark on LGBT Issues?

Mixed reactions to Pope Francis' most recent LGBT-related comments have continued to be published, including the perspectives of feminist Catholics and some columnists. Read More