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Global Catholic Parents Back LGBTQ Groups Facing Sanctions by Archdiocese of Detroit

Two major Catholic opinion leaders have come out in support of LGBTQ Catholics in Detroit, where the Archdiocese continues to suppress LGBT groups’ efforts to gather and to minister to their communities.  Read More

Detroit Archdiocese Bans Group Formed to Support Families of LGBTQ Catholics

An auxiliary bishop in Detroit has told a parish group formed to support families of LGBTQ Catholics that they could not meet or hold events on church property, including the local church which had housed them for decades. Read More

Fortunate Families’ Director Has ‘Seen Miracles’ and ‘Expects More’

Fortunate Families , a national Catholic network of parents of LGBT+ sons and daughters, has appointed Stanley Francis "JR" Zerkowski to be its first Executive Director. Learn more about what shaped his vision for LGBT+ ministry in the Church. Read More

Always Our Children: 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago today, on October 1, 1997, the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Marriage and Family issued "Always Our Children: A Pastoral Message to Parents of Homosexual Children AND Suggestions for Pastoral Ministers." What did this document contribute to the discussion of LGBT issues in the Catholic Church? And what is its impact today? Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick “Extremely Disappointed” by Pope Francis’ Exhortation

Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, or The Joy of Love, continues to instigate commentaries and analysis from... Read More

Homophobia By Osmosis: A Father's Story for Father's Day

This Father’s Day post is by guest blogger, Casey Lopata, co-founder of Fortunate Families, with wife... Read More

Will World Meeting of Families Accept Catholic LGBT Organizations?

In September of 2015, the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families (WMF) will bring together about... Read More

Detroit Archbishop Bans Parents' Group Because of Speaker Choice

Michigan LGBT advocates will proceed with a planned meeting for Catholic parents of LGBT children... Read More

Catholic Social Worker Bridges Gaps Between Religious Parents and LGBT Youth

Though our society has made great strides towards greater acceptance of LGBT people, it can’t... Read More

Edie Windsor Is "Thrilled" with Pope Francis' Famous Comment

  Edie Windsor, the lesbian woman who was the plaintiff in the 2013 U.S. Supreme... Read More