#OutInChurch Documentary Tops Viewing States in Germany; And More News

Today's post includes news about the #OutInChurch documentary leading streaming views in Germany and other items. Read More

Vatican’s Synod Office Makes LGBTQ Issues Focus of Latest Newsletter

The Synod office at the Vatican has featured LGBTQ issues, including stories about same-gender couples, in the latest edition of its newsletter. Read More

Nonbinary Delegate to Germany’s Synodal Way Shares Hopes, Concerns About Process

It‘s a special kind of joy to be connected to other queer people in church in this way. For me, the visibility of other trans and nonbinary people especially gives me hope and renews my conviction that I‘m fighting for the right reasons. Read More

In Historic First, Leader of Vatican’s Synod Office Addresses LGBTQ Audience

In an historic first, a Vatican official spoke to an audience of LGBTQ Catholics this past Sunday, encouraging them to participate in the synodal process while also learning about their experiences. Read More

Join an Historic Conversation Between a Vatican Official and LGBTQ People

This Sunday, for what is likely the first time, a Vatican official will address an LGBTQ audience. Registration for the event closes today. Read More

Is the Vatican’s “Preach the Gospel” Restructuring Good News for LGBTQ Catholics?

Last weekend, in a surprise announcement, the Vatican released a new constitution for the Roman Curia. Many observers are praising it as significant reform, but is this restructuring good news for LGBTQ Catholics? Read More

How Did the German Church Become the Leaders of Catholic LGBTQ Equality?

Over the past few years, members of the LGBTQ Catholic community around the globe have been watching how Germany's church leaders, organizations, and laity are leading the way on progressive measures for LGBTQ equality. Inevitably, the question arises: "How is that happening there when in other places we still struggle?" Read More

Asian Church Must Take LGBTQ Issues Seriously in Synodal Process

The local phase of the Synod on Synodality is well underway in dioceses worldwide, and LGBTQ issues are part of those discussions in many places. One columnist is exhorting church leaders in Asia to take such issues seriously, including the question of same-gender unions.  Read More

Vatican Official to Give New Ways Ministry Lecture on Synodality & Reconciliation

New Ways Ministry is pleased to announce that Sr. Nathalie Becquart, XMCJ, Undersecretary of the Synod of Bishops at the Vatican, will be delivering the 2022 Father Robert Nugent Memorial Lecture. Read More

Leading Cardinal in Synod Seeks Change in Church Teachings on Homosexuality

One of the Europe's top bishops has said the church must reassess its teaching on homosexuality while offering support for LGBTQ church workers. Read More