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New Book Documents LGBTQ Discrimination in Canadian Catholic Schools

Despite Canada’s advances toward LGBTQ equality, a scholar’s new book on Catholic schools revealed how involved the Church is in discrimination. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Mother Honors Deceased Gay Son with Anti-Bullying Activism; Catholic Support Grows for Businesses’ Right to Discriminate; And More

Today's post features news stories on one mother's work to honor her gay son who died by suicide, the rise in Catholic support for businesses' "right to discriminate," and more. Read More

Iowa Student Works To Reform His Former Catholic High School

A gay teenager who is a former student of a  Catholic high school in Iowa, spoke out about discrimination there, and, in the process, set off a chain reaction of similar statements from other students, and a declaration defending the school from the principal. Read More

After Lecture Cancelled, Fr. James Martin Reflects on How Church Can Respond to Bullying

Yet another lecture by Fr. James Martin, SJ, has been interrupted due to right-wing pressure, which led Martin to reflect on how the Church can oppose such hostility and bullying. Read More

Scottish Priest Endorses Anti-Bullying Programs for Nation’s Schools

A Catholic priest in Scotland has come out in support of LGBT education programs in the country's school, a step in which other church officials will hopefully join him to help support and protect LGBTQ youth. Read More

Theologian and University President Criticize Catholic “Cyber-Militias”

Theologian Massimo Faggioli and President John Petillo of Sacred Heart University have analyzed some of the issues regarding recent social media attacks from “far-right” Catholic groups who use vicious rhetoric against LGBT people. Here's what they had to say . . .  Read More

New Anti-Bullying Manual for Catholic Schools Is a Gift to the Church

A new manual for Catholic school teachers in England and Wales on how to combat... Read More

Does Pope’s Anti-Bullying Message Apply to the Church and LGBT Youth?

TODAY IS MARCH 27th: LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO AVOID A LATE FEE! New Ways... Read More

After Trans Student Shot, Catholic School Shifts Course

A British Catholic school is attempting to make itself a safer space after a transgender... Read More

In Wake of Student’s Suicide, Catholic Parents Call for Safe Schools

Catholic parents of LGBT children are expressing their sorrow over a teenager’s suicide in New... Read More