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BREAKING NEWS from WMF: Deacon Who Is Father of Transgender and Bisexual Daughters Assists Liturgically at Closing Mass

Deacon Ray Dever, who is the father of a transgender daughter and a bisexual daughter, and who has written eloquently here on Bondings 2.0  about his special family and ministerial roles, is currently serving liturgically at the closing Mass of of the Pastoral Congress portion of the World Meeting of Families in Dublin.  Read More

College KofC Grand Knight Ousted Over Sexuality

Andrew Keyes, a graduating senior at Saint Anselm’s College,New Hampshire, has been forced to resign from his role of Grand Knight at the school’s chapter of Knights of Columbus (KofC) over controversy surrounding his sexuality. Read More

Are U.S. Youth’s LGBT-Positive Views Being Represented at Pre-Synod Meeting This Week?

This week in Rome, some 300 youth and young adults are meeting in advance of October's Synod on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment. Included among the attendees are three people from the U.S., but given their backgrounds, will the overwhelmingly LGBT-positive views of U.S. Catholic young people be fairly represented? Read More

Why Good Homilies Matter, Especially for LGBT Issues

Attending Mass on Sundays, and listening to the priest’s homily, are primary ways by which... Read More

Pope Francis Plants Seeds for Equality at World Youth Day

World Youth Day 2016 concluded yesterday, ending a crowded week of catechetical programs and prayer opportunities... Read More

Cardinal Schönborn: “Amoris Laetitia” Evolves Catholic Doctrine on Family Life

A top cardinal who was closely connected to Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family, Amoris... Read More

Vigil for Orlando Victims Displaces Gay-Negative Lecture at Catholic School

A Catholic school in Australia replaced a lecture against marriage equality with a candlelight vigil for... Read More

Priest Leads Opposition to Queensland’s “Gay Panic” Defense

A Catholic priest in Australia has been leading efforts to eliminate the “gay panic” defense in his... Read More

Catholic Officials Condemn LGBT Murders in Bangladesh, Call for Justice

Catholic officials in Bangladesh have condemned the brutal murders of two LGBT advocates, criticizing too... Read More

Can “Amoris Laetitia” Be a Starting Point for Progress on LGBT Issues?

“The apostolic exhortation is not just the last step of a long process. It is... Read More