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Results Mixed in Changing Church Records for Transgender and Intersex Catholics

Transgender and intersex Catholics have faced mixed results when requesting that church records be emended to reflect their actual names and gender identities. In Argentina, a transgender activist is suing a bishop who refused to change the activist's church records, a case that could now be taken up by the nation's Supreme Court. But in the Philippines, an intersex Catholic had their church records changed successfully. Read More

In First for Colombia, Both Names of Lesbian Mothers Listed on Child’s Baptismal Certificate

A lesbian couple in Colombia has had both mothers' names listed on their child's baptismal certificate, which is reportedly a first for the country and a move which the archdiocese is now defending. Read More

Pope Congratulates, Blesses Gay Couple on the Baptism of Their Adopted Children

Pope Francis, through an aide, has sent his congratulations and apostolic blessing to a legally... Read More

Diocese in Spain Issues Guidelines for Baptism of Children of Same-Sex Couples

A diocese in Spain has issued guidelines to priests on baptizing children of lesbian and... Read More

Will Baptisms Be Celebrated According to Love or the Law?

Recent debates over baptism for children of same-gender parents received into the Church, may mean baptism is... Read More