Background Articles

Theologians Todd A. Salzman and Michael G. Lawler of Creighton University in Nebraska published an essay in the National Catholic Reporter about why Catholics should support LGBT non-discrimination protections, and specifically why U.S. bishops are wrong to oppose such laws.

A 2012 National Catholic Reporter commentary on the beginning of the firing trend: “Church must change its ideas toward gay and lesbian employees.

For those interested in instituting employment non-discrimination policies in Catholic institutions, click here for some suggestions, or send email to director@NewWaysMinistry.org.

For a prayer for LGBT workers in Catholic institutions, click here.