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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

Authorities Investigating Brazilian Priest for LGBTQ-Negative Petition at Mass

Authorities are investigating a Brazilian priest for allegedly making homophobic comments during a Mass celebrated shortly after the nation's Supreme Court criminalized anti-LGBTQ violence and hate speech earlier this year. Read More

Brazilian Archbishop Forces Cancellation of Performance Led by Transgender Artists

A Brazilian archbishop has forced the cancellation of an transgender-related theater production after calling it "a prejudiced and criminal action of disrespect of the Catholic Christian faith." Read More

Brazilian Bishops Troubled by Court’s Criminalization of Homophobia, Transphobia

Brazil's bishops have expressed concern about a high court's ruling that homophobia and transphobia should be criminalized as a crime equivalent to racism. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Catholic Universities in Chile Welcome Transgender Students; Director Cites Pope Francis to Defend LGBT Film; And More

A variety of short news items on topics of Catholic LGBTQ interest. Click the links to learn more. Read More