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After Colorado Shooting, Bishops’ Responses Muted, Other Catholic Leaders Speak Out

Catholics are reacting to the mass shooting at a Colorado LGBTQ+ nightclub last weekend. While bishops' statements have been more tepid, many other Catholic leaders offered strong statements of solidarity with the victims and the LGBTQ+ community. Read More

New Ways Ministry: Bishops Must Speak Out After Colorado Springs Mass Shooting

New Ways Ministry calls on every bishop to condemn such violence in all its forms. Read More

Denver Catholics Condemn Damage Done by Archdiocese’s LGBTQ-Negative Policies

Catholics are speaking out about the damage that LGBTQ-negative policies and practices by the Archdiocese of Denver are doing. The criticism comes after an archdiocesan gender policy became public this week, which bans transgender students from Catholic schools and place other limitations on LGBTQ+ people. Read More

Archbishop Compares Some Marriages, Including LGBTQ Relationships, to Bestiality

A U.S. archbishop made anti-LGBTQ remarks while speaking at a healthcare conference that included a comparison of some marriages, including those of same-gender couples, to bestiality. Read More

NEWS NOTES: San Marino Bans Discrimination; Episcopal Priests Mourn Catholic Lesbian’s Death; And More

Today's post features news items on the country of San Marino banning anti-LGB discrimination, Episcopal Church's solidarity with a Catholic lesbian who died, and more. Read More

Priest Opposed to Conversion Therapy Ban Admits He Was Not Authorized to Speak for Church

A Colorado priest who testified against the state's conversion therapy bill which is set to be signed into law today has admitted that despite his claims, he was not authorized to speak on behalf of the Catholic Church. Read More

Archbishop’s Efforts for “Ex-Gay” Therapy Likely Exempted from State Ban on Torturous Practice

Efforts by Colorado's top Church leader to implement "ex-gay" therapies in his diocese will likely be exempted from a pending statewide ban on the torturous practice. That leader has also come out strongly against other legislation which would expand LGBT sexual education in schools. Read More

Archbishop Endorses Reparative Therapy, Speaker Who Says Being Gay is “Popular Myth”

The archbishop of Denver has endorsed a program which endorses "ex-gay" therapy, praising efforts by the program's founder who has said that "Satan delights in homosexual perversion." Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick, 1,300 Faith Leaders File Brief in LGBT Non-Discrimination Court Case

Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Though conservatives claim this case is about religious liberty, some 1,300 faith leaders have spoken out saying it is really about anti-LGBT discrimination. Read More

Denver Catholic Charities Will Not Let Same-Gender Couples Adopt

If a civil unions bill becomes law this year in Colorado (and it looks likely... Read More