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John Gehring: Bishops Need a “Year of Abstinence” from Preaching on Sexuality and Gender

Catholic bishops have an authority crisis that seemingly intensifies daily as more LGBTQ church workers are fired and new cover ups of clergy sexual abuse are revealed. One Catholic leader has a suggestion for them: stop preaching about sexuality and gender for a year. Read More

“Here is the Church. . . “: Reflecting on a Conference About Lesbian Nuns

Here is the church, here is the steeple. . . . .Some lessons learned and insights gained at a conference about lesbian nuns. Read More

Malawi Bishops Lead March Against LGBT Rights

Catholic bishops in Malawi joined other religious leaders last month in a protest march against LGBT rights,... Read More

How USCCB Leadership Candidates Have Approached LGBT Issues

UPDATE:  The election results are in:  Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Houston-Galveston was elected president and... Read More

LGBT Advocates to Cameroon’s Bishops: Retract Demand of “Zero Tolerance” for Homosexuality

LGBT advocates are seeking Pope Francis’ intervention as they plead with Cameroon’s Catholic bishops to... Read More

U.S. Catholics Make Known Their Opinions on Marriage and Family Issues

In the past few weeks, we’ve posted about a few international bishops’ conferences reporting about... Read More

How to Offer Input for Synod on Family Is Mired in Confusion

Since the Vatican asked for Catholic input to inform next fall’s Synod of Bishops, ambiguity... Read More

NEWS NOTES: August 19, 2013

Here are some items that may be of interest: 1) Using hyperbolic language, the Catholic... Read More

NEWS NOTES: July 18, 2013

Here are some items you might find of interest: 1) Cardinal Camillo Ruini, the retired... Read More

As England Passes Equal Marriage, Catholic Church Given Opportunity to Grow

Marriage equality is finally legal in the United Kingdom after receiving ‘Royal Assent’ from Queen... Read More