CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Drag Shows and Rainbow Proms Among Spring Celebrations

The University of San Diego (USD) is the latest Catholic campus to host an LGBT-centered social event, which critics often claim undermine a school's Catholic identity. But, as one theologian notes, it is precisely by offering such events celebrating sexual and gender diversity that the church's educational mission is fostered. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Teacher, Cardinal, Pope, Transgender

Here are some news items that you might find of interest: 1) Patricia Jannuzzi, the teacher... Read More

How Can the Church Improve Its Welcome to Trans* People?

As the church's acceptance of gay people improves, more Catholics are wondering about a similar welcome by the church for the trans* community. This pastoral question is pressing given the high rate of self-harm and suicide among transgender youth, a reality highlighted by suicide of teenager Leelah Alcorn at the beginning of this year. Read More

Giant Step for Transgender Welcome, But Not As Far for Gay & Lesbian People

In a wide-ranging interview with Vermont Public Radio, Bishop Christopher Coyne, installed as the tenth... Read More

Pope Francis Reportedly Meets with Transgender Man Rejected by Parish

Pope Francis held a private meeting with a transgender man and his fiancee, according to Spanish newspaper reports. Read More

Psychological and Spiritual Explorations of the Transgender Experience

Transgender people and issues are still new and unknown to many people in the LGBT... Read More

Resolve to Create a Trans* Epiphany in 2015

One question is occupying my mind on today's Feast of the Epiphany: what does God's rupture into humanity mean following a 17-year-old trans* girl's suicide? Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: There is Much to Be Grateful For in Catholic Higher Ed This November

It is becoming a mantra for me: Catholic higher education in the US is a... Read More

Filipino Religious Superiors Affirm Their Solidarity with Murdered Transgender Woman

Catholic leaders in the Philippines are demanding justice for a transgender woman allegedly murdered by... Read More

Murdered Transgender Woman's Catholic Funeral Is a Moment of Hope and Healing

” ‘We don’t eat without praying first. We don’t sleep without saying a prayer. Where... Read More