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Lesbian Employee Sues St. Joseph’s University Over Discrimination and Harassment

A former campus minister at Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, is suing the school for workplace discrimination and harassment based on actions she experienced after marrying her same-gender spouse.  Read More

Bishop Paprocki Threatens Transgender Church Workers, Catholic School Students in New Policy

A new policy in the Diocese of Springfield (Illinois) outlines the repressive approach to gender identity issues mandated by Bishop Thomas Paprocki, including threats against LGBTQ church workers and students in Catholic schools. Read More

Investigation Finds Anti-LGBTQ Catholic Schools Receive Millions of Dollars in State Funding

Catholic schools in Florida that have LGBTQ-negative policies have received millions of dollars in state funding, according to a new investigation. Read More

At German Synodal Assembly, Non-Binary Catholic Speaks, While Bishops Seek Change on LGBTQ Teachings

A non-binary Catholic was among participants at the German church's first assembly in its "Synodal Way" process. In addition, two bishops present called for change in the church's teachings on homosexuality. Read More

Jesuit Magazine Publishes Defense of LGBTQ-Inclusive Sexual Education

In an essay published in a leading online Catholic magazine, a queer writer has defended Australia’s LGBTQ-inclusive sex education program. Read More

LGBTQ Advocates Welcome Philadelphia’s New Archbishop as “Breath of Fresh Air”

Philadelphia's new archbishop has given LGBTQ people and allies hope that a new day of greater inclusivity and few culture wars has dawned for them, or at the very least a leader who could not be worse than his predecessor. Read More

Cardinal Cupich and Andy Warhol on the Essence of Church

Where is Christ in this Andy Warhol print? He’s hard to see under the military camouflage.  That’s what Cardinal Blase Cupich thought, too, when he saw the print at a recent Chicago exhibit of Warhol’s works.  Read More

New Exhibit, Once Cancelled by Vatican, Studies Andy Warhol’s Relationship with Catholicism

An exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh is examining legendary gay pop artist Andy Warhol’s relationship to Catholicism, an exhibit once scheduled to appear at the Vatican before being cancelled. Read More

Church Worker Survey Finds Split Over Marriage Equality, Communion for LGBTQ Catholics

A survey conducted by NBC News queried over 30,000 employees in the Catholic Church, covering a range of subjects including women’s leadership in the church, marriage equality, and the sexual abuse crisis. Read More

Scottish Monk with Anti-LGBTQ Record Now Excommunicated; Other News Items

Today's post features several news items, including an anti-LGBTQ Scottish monk's excommunication, Belize's legalization of homosexuality, and Catholic officials working against conversion therapy. Read More