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Fr. Martin’s Second Edition Keeps the LGBT Conversation Moving

“It dawned on me that it’s having someone in a collar say these things, from the pulpit that is really resonating with people” Read More

Rev. James Martin, SJ, to Receive Bridge Building Award at Ceremony

As New Ways Ministry announced in a prior post, Rev. James Martin, SJ, will receive... Read More

Fr. James Martin to Receive New Ways Ministry’s Bridge Building Award

For an updated version of this page, please click here.  New Ways Ministry is proud... Read More

A Call for a Mass for LGBT People at the Vatican

Today’s post is from guest blogger Benjamin Brenkert, a contributor to The Daily Beast.  Brenkert will... Read More

Massachusetts Bishops Offer Temperate Response to New Transgender Law

Catholic bishops in Massachusetts have offered a tempered, though not perfect, response to newly passed anti-discrimination... Read More

Two Priests Offer Spiritual and Social Responses to the Orlando Shooting

The Orlando shooting at a gay nightclub has prompted many, many statements and gestures of solidarity with... Read More

Catholics Split on the Value of Pope Francis’ Call for Apology

Around the world, it seems that Pope Francis’ call for the church to apologize to... Read More

Catholics Welcome Pope Francis’ Call for Church Apology to LGBT People, Others

Catholics have begun to welcome Pope Francis’ recommendation that the church apologize to LGBT people, women,... Read More

After Orlando, Archbishop Pledges to LGBT Communities: “I Stand With You”

Catholic leaders were initially silent about the anti-LGBT prejudices undergirding the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub... Read More

Complicating Catholic Understandings of Sex and Gender

Respecting LGBTQI people should be a “fairly simple thing to do,” as Jesuit Fr. James Martin remarked... Read More