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Cardinal Cupich Says Church Should Learn From Families. We Hope It Will Learn From ALL Families

"Our ministerial approach should begin with the understanding that families are not problems to solve. Rather, they are opportunities for the church to discern with the aid of the Spirit how God is active in our time and what God is calling us to do here and now." Read More

CATHOLIC LGBT HISTORY: Bishop Gumbleton’s Tour of LGBT Listening Sessions

When the history of LGBT issues in the Catholic Church gets written, a large chapter (or maybe several) will have to be devoted to Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, now a retired auxiliary bishop in Detroit, Michigan.   Read More

More Bishops Offer Support for Fr. James Martin

In the ongoing aftermath of right-wing attacks on Fr. James Martin, SJ,  because of his new book on LGBT issues in the church, three more Catholic bishops have made statements in support of the Jesuit. Read More

Cardinal Blase Cupich Invites LGBT Catholics to Dialogue, Seeks to Learn from Their Lives

A ranking U.S. cardinal has invited LGBT Catholics to dialogue, saying he wants to "know more about what's happening in their life." According to the National Catholic Reporter, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago told attendees at a lecture he was delivering. . . Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: ‘People should be called the way that they want to be called’

Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich endorsed the idea that church leaders should call LGBT people by... Read More

Court Decision Against Gay Employee Should Not Be Final Word

The news that a gay man’s suit against the Chicago-area Catholic parish which fired him... Read More

Vatican Wants to Hear from Youth for 2018 Synod

In 2014, there was great excitement when the Vatican announced that in preparation for the extraordinary... Read More