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Vatican’s Moral Shift on Hysterectomies Shows Way Forward on LGBT Issues

A new pronouncement from the Vatican which expands the grounds upon which a hysterectomy, or the surgical removal of the uterus, is morally licit could have implications for LGBT issues. Read More

In Vatican Reversal, Gay-Positive Priest Granted Permission to Lead German University

A German priest has been granted Vatican permission to assume a university leadership to which he was elected earlier this year after, permission which first had been withheld over the priest's views on homosexuality and women. Read More

Reforming Doctrinal Investigations Could Help Church Grow on LGBT Issues

An international group of theologians, bishops, priests, and pastoral ministers who had been investigated by the... Read More

Can “Amoris Laetitia” Be a Starting Point for Progress on LGBT Issues?

“The apostolic exhortation is not just the last step of a long process. It is... Read More

Italian Bishops' Conference Head Calls for Dialogue Without "Taboo"

The world synod on marriage and the family, scheduled at the Vatican in October 2014,... Read More

Papal Canonizations, Part 2: Pope John Paul II's Record on LGBT Issues

Today is canonization day for two recent popes:  John XXIII and John Paul II.  In... Read More

Pope Francis Re-Affirms Vatican Censure of American Nuns

Pope Francis has re-affirmed the Vatican’s censure against the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR),... Read More

Irish Priest Receives Support from Near and Far in His Vatican Struggle

    Three days ago, we reported the case of Fr. Tony Flannery, a priest... Read More

LCWR President Offers "Fresh Air" on Vatican Challenge to Nuns

    The Vatican’s critique of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), the association... Read More

College Theology Society Board Supports Sister Margaret Farley

The board of the College Theology Society (CTS) has issued a statement in support of... Read More