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Archbishop Appeals to Parents: Accept Your LGBTQ Children as God Does

Two European archbishops offered LGBTQ-positive remarks to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), which was marked this past Tuesday. Read More

LGBTQ Advocates Meet with Malta’s Bishops as Anti-Gay Priest Charged with Hate Crime

The small island nation of Malta continues to be an outsized force for the Catholic LGBTQ movement. Two recent stories illustrate how Malta is advancing the conversation on LGBTQ people in the church. Read More

Pope Reassigns Official Thought to Be Behind Vatican’s Blessing Ban

A key Vatican official believed to be the person responsible for the Vatican ban on same-gender blessings last year has been reassigned by Pope Francis in a personnel change that could have wider significance. Read More

Archbishop Warns Priest Who Suggested Being Gay Worse Than Demonic Possession

A top church official in Malta instructed a priest to refrain from harmful remarks after the priest claimed being LGBTQ was worse than being possessed by the devil. Read More

“It Can’t Be Bad to Be Gay Because God Created It,” Says Archbishop’s Representative

Catholics in Malta have sharply rejected claims by fellow Christians who support of "ex-gay" therapies, including one Church representative saying "it can't be bad to be gay because God created it" and a group of LGBT Catholics and their parents publishing a supportive open letter. Read More

The Last Word on Gay Priests and Clergy Sexual Abuse?

'Heterosexuality or homosexuality is not the cause of pedophilia.' Read More

Who Else Thinks Gay Priests Are a Non-Issue in Abuse Crisis? You May Be Surprised at the Answer!

Guess who thinks that gay priests are NOT responsible for the sex abuse crisis? Read More

Malta Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT People; Catholic Church Should Do Likewise

The heavily Catholic island nation of Malta has become the first European country to outlaw... Read More

Top Catechist Calls Teaching on Homosexuality “Nonsensical”

  Malta’s top catechist has questioned Catholic teachings on homosexuality and criticized a position paper about reparative therapy released... Read More

Archbishop Admits Church’s Mistake in Supporting Reparative Therapy

Malta’s top bishop acknowledged church leaders were mistaken when they released a controversial position paper designed to... Read More