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Bishops in Ghana Must End Their Support for Anti-LGBTQ Abuse, Says Fr. Dan Horan

Church leaders in Ghana needs to reorient their approach to the criminalization of LGBTQ people given their homophobic record, writes Franciscan theologian Fr. Dan Horan. Read More

Global Network of Rainbow Catholics Seeks Vatican Intervention on Anti-LGBTQ Bishops

Catholics worldwide are calling on the Vatican to intervene in Ghana, where the nation's bishops have taken stridently anti-LGBTQ positions, and were even involved with the closing of an LGBTQ center. Read More

LGBTQ Center Targeted by Ghana’s Bishops Now Closed After Raid by Security Forces

The Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference demanded that the African nation’s government take action to shut down an LGBTQ community center in Accra, Ghana’s capital.  The center has now been closed following a raid by national security forces. Read More

Catholic Teachings Inhibit LGBTQ-Inclusive Sex Education Policies

In some regions of the world, Catholic teachings on sexuality and gender have been inhibiting more comprehensive, LGBTQ-inclusive sex education programs from being implemented in public fora. This post includes two examples. Read More

Ghana Archbishop Says Sex Ed Is ‘Subtle Way of Introducing Gay/Lesbian Thing to Children’

A leading bishop and Catholic teachers in Ghana have joined together to oppose the introduction of comprehensive sexual education in the nation's schools. Read More

Listening to Catholic LGBT Voices from Africa

Here in the United States, there have been many requests and petitions for Catholic LGBT... Read More

The Ups and Downs of the Hierarchy's New Discourse on Gay and Lesbian People

An African archbishop’s recent comments on homosexuality is an example of a new type of ecclesial... Read More

Sister Jeannine Gramick Meets Cardinal Turkson at University Conference

Editor’s Note:  Sister Jeannine Gramick will take part in a public conversation on marriage equality this... Read More

Papal Candidate Turkson Continues to Reveal Anti-Gay Attitudes

One of the names that is being bandied about as a prime candidate to become... Read More