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Brazilian Priest Being Investigated for Hate Speech After Giving Anti-Gay Homily

A Brazilian Catholic priest is under investigation by state prosecutors after a video of his criticism against a gay journalist went viral. Read More

Brazilian Cardinal Celebrates Memorial Mass for Local Victims of Anti-LGBTQ Violence

A top bishop in Brazil joined two LGBTQ groups to hold a memorial Mass for those who had died due to homophobic and transphobic violence. Read More

Article from Brazil Reveals How Repressing Gay Priests Harms the Whole Church

Today’s post will look at the toll repression of gay priests takes on the whole church. Read More

Profile of Gay Priests in Brazil Reveals the High Personal Toll of Repressing One’s Sexuality

A 2020 BBC profile of several gay Brazilian priests offer insights into the church’s approach to  homosexuality in their own ranks and lessons on how the church could evolve. Today’s post will look at the personal toll repression takes on the number of gay priests within the church. Read More

Bishops in Brazil Challenge Ecumenical Lenten Fundraiser Over LGBTQ Solidarity

Some bishops in Brazil have criticized an ecumenical campaign in which the nation's episcopal conference is involved over the inclusion of LGBTQ issues in campaign materials.  Read More

Brazilian Priest Posts Message of Acceptance in Instagram Photo with Transgender Women

A Brazilian priest has used Instagram to share photos of himself with transgender women along with a message of acceptance. Read More

LGBT Catholic Groups in Brazil Make Strides in Building Community and Connections

In the face of widespread homophobia and transphobia, LGBT Catholic groups in Brazil have been making strides to develop community and connection with the queer community, other Catholics, and each other. Read More

Brazilian Priest Suspended from Ministry After Blessing Same-Gender Couple

A priest in Brazil has been suspended from ministry because he blessed a same-gender couple late last year. Read More

Brazil’s Bishops Silent After Violence Targeting Pro-LGBTQ Comedy Group; Other News Updates

Today's post features several news items on Catholic LGBTQ issues, including the silence of Brazil's bishops on recent violence, a U.S. ambassador's use of Pope Francis to criminalize anti-LGBTQ criminalization, and more. Read More

Brazilian Bishops Denounce Netflix Christmas Film Featuring Gay Jesus and Boyfriend

Some Catholics in Brazil, including the nation's bishops, have called for a boycott of the streaming service Netflix after the company premiered a film that implies Jesus is a gay man. Read More