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Cardinal Blesses Hotline to Help LGBT Catholics, Allies Struggling with Faith

One of India's top Catholic leaders has given his blessing to an LGBT hotline to help struggling Catholics and promised to encourage clergy to be more compassionate toward LGBT people. Read More

Cardinal: ‘LGBT’ Will Not Be in Synod Final Report, But ‘Sexual Orientation’ Might Be

Crux has published an interview with India's Cardinal Oswald Gracias in which he gives some insights into what the synod's final report might be saying, based on what he has read in the draft.  Read More

India’s Cardinal Supported Striking Down Gay Ban Before the Court Did

Last week's wonderful news that India's Supreme Court decriminalized consensual sex between adults, in effect decriminalizing lesbian and gay relations, has rightly been received by accolades from around the globe.  The only religious leader in India who spoke out for the rights of these sexual minorities was Cardinal Oswald Gracias, archbishop of Bombay Read More

NEWS NOTES: February 4, 2018

International news and some first-person accounts are spotlighted in this round-up of Catholic LGBT news. Read More

India’s Cardinal Gracias Wants Homosexuality Decriminalized

India’s top bishop supports the legalization of homosexuality in his country, which may now be possible... Read More

As Year of Mercy Begins, Cardinal Says Being Gay Is Not a Crime

Being gay should not be illegal. This is a top Indian prelate’s message as the nation’s legislators... Read More

Cardinal Gracias to LGBT People: 'Church Embraces You, Wants You, Needs You'

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

British Catholic Lesbian Leader Meets With Close Papal Advisor

A British Catholic lesbian leader has met with one of Pope Francis’ most trusted advisors, and... Read More

The Best of 2013 in Catholic LGBT News

Yesterday, we posted our list of the worst of 2013 in Catholic LGBT news.  Today,... Read More

Cardinal Directs Priests to Speak More Sensitively on LGBT Issues

In what is being described as another after-effect of Pope Francis’ seemingly more open approach... Read More