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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

Lay Catholics, But Not Bishops, Welcomed the UK’s Conversion Therapy Ban

This past summer, the United Kingdom has became the latest nation to ban "conversion therapy" for gay and lesbian people. Other nations and all churches should follow suit. 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

Prominent Anti-Gay Priest Removed from Ministry for Sexually Abusing Patients

A top priest known for practicing gay-negative psychotherapy and as well as being a trusted consultant on homosexuality for the Vatican has been removed from priestly ministry over allegations that he abused patients while attempting to "heal" them of being gay. Read More

Malta Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT People; Catholic Church Should Do Likewise

The heavily Catholic island nation of Malta has become the first European country to outlaw... Read More

Archbishop Admits Church’s Mistake in Supporting Reparative Therapy

Malta’s top bishop acknowledged church leaders were mistaken when they released a controversial position paper designed to... Read More

Catholic Governor Chris Christie Must Choose on LGBT Equality

New Jersey’s passage of a law  advancing LGBT rights is raising questions about Governor Chris... Read More

NEWS NOTES: Following Up on Previous Stories

Here are some items that may be of interest which follow up on stories that... Read More

Catholic Groups Endorse California Law to End Conversion Therapy

Over 30 religious organizations, including two Catholic groups, have endorsed California’s proposed law (Senate Bill... Read More