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Was Gum Chewing or Gender Identity the Reason for Denying Communion?

A transgender Catholic was denied Communion earlier this month, but the diocese has claimed it was not the communicant's gender identity at issue but their gum chewing during Mass. Read More

Bishop Paprocki’s Decree Was Released on Orlando Massacre Anniversary

Catholics have continued to express their strong responses to Bishop Thomas Paprocki’s decree barring people... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Longer Communion Lines, When All Are Welcome

Though the Eucharist should be an unmitigated source of unity for Catholics, too often the... Read More

Same-Gender Love “Not a Natural Condition,” Says Vatican Official

A senior Vatican official who defended the reception of Communion by divorced and remarried Catholics... Read More

Catholics React Swiftly and Strongly to Archbishop’s Restrictive Guidelines

Pastoral guidelines excluding LGBT people from church ministries and encouraging same-gender couples and others to refrain... Read More

New Guidelines Ban LGBT People from Parish Ministries

In new guidelines, Philadelphia’s archbishop has banned people in same-gender relationships from pastoral or liturgical... Read More

Priest Who Denied Communion to Same-Gender Couple Now Disrupts Parishioner’s Funeral

A Montana priest’s disruption of a parishioner’s funeral recently has its roots in his denial of communion to... Read More

Top Catechist Calls Teaching on Homosexuality “Nonsensical”

  Malta’s top catechist has questioned Catholic teachings on homosexuality and criticized a position paper about reparative therapy released... Read More

Bishop Paprocki Responds to Newspaper Letter on Communion Distribution

Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, has implicitly critiqued the recent comments by Archbishop Blase... Read More

Communion Debate: Montana Gay Catholic vs. Cardinal Burke

If anyone wants a lesson in sacramental reverence and church faithfulness, no need to look further... Read More