Does a Martyr's Sexual Orientation Matter? James Martin, SJ, says "Yes!"

Was Dietrich Bonhoeffer a gay man? This question about the famed theologian and martyr’s private life... Read More

What Happened to "Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity?"

  Rhetoric on LGBT issues is heated for some Catholics as equality advances. The Church’s calls for “respect, compassion, and... Read More

Do Bishops or Politicians Know More About Catholics and LGBT Issues?

Recent news out of Malta concerning Catholics and sexuality/gender issues seems to contradict information released... Read More

Why Do LGBT People Feel the Catholic Church Hates Them?

Yesterday, May 17th, was the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.  In Italy, at least... Read More

Arizona Anti-Gay Law Criticized from All Quarters of Catholicism

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s veto of an anti-gay discrimination bill was cause for celebration last... Read More

Catholics Condemn Uganda's Anti-Gay Law As Discrimination Intensifies

Less than a day after Uganda criminalized homosexuality, a newspaper has already published the names... Read More

Catholics Tweet Their Support for Mike Sam

Michael Sam’s decision to come out as a gay man, just as he is potentially... Read More

Reflecting on the Life and Ministry of Father Robert Nugent

News of the death of New Ways Ministry’s co-founder, Father Robert Nugent, SDS, has circled... Read More

Magazine Responds to Critics about Pope Francis as Person of the Year

The Advocate announced Pope Francis as its “Person of the Year” last week, prompting celebration... Read More

Did the Devil Make Illinois Legislators Support Marriage Equality?

What is one to make of the news that Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois,... Read More