Archbishop Chaput Responds Negatively to Catholic Mother of Two Gay Sons

Archbishop Charles Chaput responded to a Catholic mother's letter in curt and non-pastoral language, drawing out further the contract between Philadelphia's prelate and his upcoming guest, Pope Francis, at the World Meeting of Families in September. Read More

Letter Asks Pope Francis to Encounter LGBT Catholics During U.S. Visit

A coalition of Catholic, LGBT, and Hispanic groups have invited Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics during his U.S. visit in September, contrasting the exclusionary policies of the 2015 World Meeting of Families. Read More

Sister of Mercy Joins Parents in Protests Against Firing of Lesbian Educator

A prominent Sister of Mercy has joined parents in criticizing an LGBT church worker's expulsion, setting her apart from Mercy leadership which expressed its support for the discrimination. Read More

Fired New Jersey Priest Asks Pope Francis to Defend LGBT Church Workers

A priest fired for opposing anti-gay bullying has written to Pope Francis, asking the pontiff to stem the expulsion of LGBT church workers. Read More

Ugandan Catholic Priest Calls for a Worldwide 'Sexual Refugee' Program

A Ugandan Catholic priest who has been barred from celebrating the sacraments is calling for a... Read More

Fortunate Families Barred from 2015 World Meeting of Families

Officials with the World Meeting of Families decided a group which assists LGBT families is not welcome to exhibit, meaning affirming voices are barred from all official capacities at the September meeting. Read More

Will World Meeting of Families Accept Catholic LGBT Organizations?

In September of 2015, the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families (WMF) will bring together about... Read More

World Meeting of Families Document Discusses LGBT Topics in Negative Language

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has released a preparatory teaching aid for the 2015 World Meeting of Families... Read More