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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

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

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

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

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

Fr. Helmut Schüller, Austrian Reformer Banned in Boston, Begins U.S. Tour This Month

Fr. Helmut Schüller, noted for his efforts at church reform in the Archdiocese of Vienna,... Read More

‘Dirty Hands’ Action to Be Repeated at NYC’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral

The “dirty hands” action staged at New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday, May 5th,... Read More

NYC Catholics Denied Entrance to Church Due To ‘Dirty Hands’

Catholics in New York City held a public witness this past weekend objecting to recent... Read More

Catholic Parents Protest at Detroit Archdiocese in Communion Debate

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron’s suggestion that Catholics who support marriage equality in  his diocese should... Read More

Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson Chastises Archbishop on Communion Issue

Bishop Gene Robinson, the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop, has criticized Archbishop Allen Vigneron,... Read More