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Catholics Object to Pope Francis’ Claim LGBT Families Are Not Real Families

LGBT Catholic groups have reacted strongly against Pope Francis' recent claim that only heterosexual couples and their children constitute a real family, further complicating the pope's record on LGBT issues. Read More

Guyanese Catholic Leaders Support Gay Rights Against Other Denominations

Catholic leaders in Guyana stand up for human rights of LGBTQ persons during Pride season. Read More

Should Catholics Be Hopeful About Pope Francis’ Latest Remark on LGBT Issues?

Mixed reactions to Pope Francis' most recent LGBT-related comments have continued to be published, including the perspectives of feminist Catholics and some columnists. Read More

Pop Singer Sam Smith Helps Catholic LGBTQ Youth Reconcile Sexuality and Spirituality

Sam Smith is an openly gay musician, who also was raised Catholic. Earlier this year,... Read More

Bishop Withdraws from Maine Council of Churches Over LGBT Equality

A Catholic diocese will withdraw from a state ecumenical coalition at the end of this month, in part because of LGBT issues and a disagreement about how to respond to the 2016 massacre at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando. Read More

Diocese Tried to Silence Gay Student’s Graduation Speech–But Failed

A Kentucky high school senior was recently forbidden to give his graduation speech at a... Read More

Irish Seminarians Deny Allegations of Gay Encounter

An Irish seminarian of Rome’s Pontifical Irish College intends to bring a defamation suit against Irish media outlets that claimed he was found in bed with another seminarian. Read More

After Meeting With Pope Francis, Gay Man Says “I Saw a Compassionate Man”

The gay man to whom Pope Francis said "God made you like this and [God] loves you" has shared more about his conversation with the pope and his own faith life in a recent interview. Read More

CATHOLIC HISTORY: Washington State Bishops Support Gay and Lesbian Rights

In these days when we see so many Catholic bishops making "religious liberty" arguments that would promote discrimination against LGBT people, it's good to look back a few decades when some bishops were speaking out in favor of gay and lesbian civil rights.  Read More