Down to the Roots

On that day, a shoot will sprout from the stump of Jesse; from Jesse’s roots, a bud will blossom. Read More

Ahead of Supreme Court Arguments, Lay Catholics Submit Pro-LGBTQ+ Amicus Brief

27+ is an advocacy group of faithful, practicing members of the Roman Catholic Church who believe the teachings of Jesus Christ and our church support welcoming, not rejecting, all people including LGBTQ+ people. Read More

Up To The Mountain

Climbing a mountain offers the People of God a unique invitation to commit to a process, a goal – no matter how uphill the journey might seem. Read More

Slovakian Archbishop Apologizes for Harmful Comments After Two Gay Men Murdered

An archbishop in Slovakia has apologized after initially making offensive comments in the wake of the murder of two gay men outside an LGBTQ+ bar in Bratislava. Read More

Thanksgiving: So Much to Be Grateful For!

We've gathered the New Ways Ministry family of staff, volunteers, and board members to share their items of gratitude for the past year.  Read More

After Colorado Shooting, Bishops’ Responses Muted, Other Catholic Leaders Speak Out

Catholics are reacting to the mass shooting at a Colorado LGBTQ+ nightclub last weekend. While bishops' statements have been more tepid, many other Catholic leaders offered strong statements of solidarity with the victims and the LGBTQ+ community. Read More

Remember Me

As human beings, we portray characteristics of both thieves. At times we turn to God in humility and sincerity, while at other times, through pride, anger, or some other sin, we turn away from God. As an LGBTQ person or ally, which thief do you resemble at this point in your faith life? Read More

Denver Catholics Condemn Damage Done by Archdiocese’s LGBTQ-Negative Policies

Catholics are speaking out about the damage that LGBTQ-negative policies and practices by the Archdiocese of Denver are doing. The criticism comes after an archdiocesan gender policy became public this week, which bans transgender students from Catholic schools and place other limitations on LGBTQ+ people. Read More

Candidates for USCCB Presidency Include Mostly LGBTQ-Negative U.S. Bishops

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops begins its fall meeting today, at which a new conference president and vice-president will be elected. The candidates include some of the most conservative bishops in the U.S. Today's post includes brief description of the candidates' records on LGBTQ+ issues where possible. Read More

Finding God and Resurrection in Queer Marriages and Intimacies

I have come to love the puzzling marriage and family texts from the Gospels, for, in responding, they present opportunities for Queer Catholics to contribute to conversations about the lived experience of marriage and family. Read More