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Austrian Cardinal Criticizes Court’s Legalization of Marriage Equality

An Austrian Catholic cardinal who has often been outspoken in defense of lesbian and gay people has criticized his nation's recent high court decision which allows for same-gender couples to marry. What does this latest marriage equality victory teach us about Catholic leaders' responses to these issues? Read More

Austrian Cardinal Leads World AIDS Day Memorial, Provides Example to Follow

A cardinal in Austria led a memorial service for World AIDS Day at his archdiocesan cathedral, the first such event there which will hopefully be replicated elsewhere in future years. Read More

Cardinal Schönborn Offers Model for Pastoral Outreach to Lesbian and Gay Couples

For several years now, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Vienna has spoken acted very forthrightly in... Read More

Translation Issues Cause Mystery at Synod, While Austrian Cardinal Speaks Clearly About a "Saintly" Same-Gender Couple

More news broke today about the way the bishops at the synod are discussing lesbian and... Read More

Signs of Openness on LGBT and Marriage Issues from Two European Church Leaders

Two European prelates have made statements recently which point, once again, toward a more open... Read More

Sister Jeannine’s Debate with Bishop Thomas Paprocki on Marriage Equality

At the end of May,  New Ways Ministry’s Co-Founder Sister Jeannine Gramick participated in a... Read More

Papabile Rumors and Keeping Perspective About the Conclave

The Conclave of 115 cardinal electors has begun, and profiles of papabile abound reviewing old... Read More