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Our Lady of Guadalupe: Patroness of LGBTQ and Other Outcast People

A pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe shrine shows a queer Catholic woman that we all belong to the church. No exceptions. Read More

Education Official Defends Catholic Participation in Scotland’s New LGBT Curriculum

A key church official in Scotland has affirmed Catholics' participation in developing the country's new LGBT curriculum, reportedly the first such standards to be implemented in the world and which set a model for Catholic education worldwide. Read More

‘Catholic Alt-Right’ Groups Go On Offensive Against LGBT Issues

Though the majority of American Catholics are in favor of LGTBQ+ inclusion in the church, a vocal minority of conservative groups continue to spread harmful rhetoric and practices of exclusion. Read More

Second Sunday of Advent: The Return of the Exiles

Continue your Advent journey with "Bondings 2.0" by reflecting on how the ancient words of Isaiah and John the Baptist relate to today's exiles. Read More

Reactions Mixed to Pope Francis’ Recent Gay Priest Comments

Reactions to Pope Francis' recent comments about gay priests were mixed, though generally negative given his aside that homosexuality has seemingly become "fashionable." Read More

“It is Better to Die of Hunger” Than to Accept Homosexuality, Says Tanzanian Cardinal

It would be better to starve to death than to accept homosexuality, said a top African church leader while asking government officials to reject foreign aid allegedly tied to LGBT rights. Read More

German Students Protest When Gay Teacher Is Not Re-Hired at Catholic School

Over 600 students at a Catholic secondary school in Germany have protested the dismissal of a popular teacher trainee whose permanent job offer was rescinded when he disclosed his intent to marry his male partner. Read More

Reviewers Highlight Lessons for Catholics in New Conversion Therapy Film, “Boy Erased”

"Boy Erased" about a teen's experience with ex-gay conversion therapy is "one of the most important films you will see this year," wrote one reviewer who was not the only person reflecting on the film's connections to Catholic theology. Read More

Catholic College Stands in Solidarity with LGBTQ People. Who Else Will Do So?

A Jesuit college president has issued a statement in support of LGBTQ people. Why can't other Catholic schools do likewise? Read More

On Gay Priests, Does Pope Francis Still Believe “Who Am I to Judge?”?

Pope Francis has said that gay men in the priesthood is "something that worries me" and that homosexuality has become "fashionable" in some contexts, comments further complicating his already mixed record on LGBT issues. Read More