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Conservative Resistance to Pope Francis Gels Around LGBT Issues

A conservative resistance has been growing in the church since Pope Francis was elected in 2013, with many of the harshest criticisms reserved for the ways he has slowly begun to change the church’s conversation around LGBTQ+ acceptance.  Read More

Homophobia Flares at U.S. Bishops’ Meeting, Targeting Gay Priests and Fr. James Martin

Statements from church officials and protestors alike targeted gay priests and Fr. James Martin, SJ, during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' assembly in Baltimore this week. These statements are but some of several signs that the U.S. episcopate still strongly resists Pope Francis' efforts at church reform. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Irish Prime Minister Predicts Marriage Equality in the North; Other Updates

Here are some items about Catholic LGBT news that may interest you: 1. Leo Varadkar,... Read More

Prayer Vigil Will Remember Orlando Victims & Call on Bishops to Speak Out

LGBT Catholics and their supporters will gather in vigil at the U.S. Bishops Conference November... Read More

On Orlando: Why Can’t Catholic Bishops Say ‘Gay’ ?

This past week, I have been in London, England, for New Ways Ministry connections, and... Read More

Thank the Sisters and Archbishop for Protecting the Job of Transgender Teacher

San Francisco’s Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has issued a statement which indicates that he will not... Read More

San Francisco Archbishop on Caitlyn Jenner: Trans* Identities Undermine Faith

San Francisco's archbishop said trans* people threaten the Catholic faith while speaking in New York last week, adding yet another incident to his lengthy anti-LGBT record and reiterating his image of church which varies so greatly from Catholic in his archdiocese. Read More

Nuns Who Walked Out of Catholic H.S. Need a Lesson in Gospel Reconciliation

San Francisco’s continuing saga with the intersection of LGBT issues and Catholicism took an unusual... Read More

Large Majority of S.F. Teachers Publicly Reject Archbishop Cordileone's Handbook Changes

80% of the teachers and staff at four Archdiocese of San Francisco Catholic high schools... Read More

Proposed Review of San Francisco Teachers' Handbook Brings Confusion

The Archdiocese of San Francisco has announced that its revisions to the high school teachers’ handbook... Read More