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Advocates Reflect on Benedict XVI’s Largely Negative LGBTQ+ Impact

LGBTQ+ advocates have marked the death of Benedict XVI, the pope emeritus, with reflections about the impact he had—as a theologian and cardinal, as well as pope—on issues of gender and sexuality in the church. Read More

Brazilian Jesuit Reflects on LGBTQ+ Pilgrimage to Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

The assembly was a blessing for those who attended. Perhaps most moving was the Mass we celebrated in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, a national sanctuary dedicated to the patron saint of Latin America. Read More

LGBTQ+ Catholic Pilgrims Recognized During Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica

A pilgrimage of LGBTQ+ Catholics celebrated Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe with the organizing group, the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics (GNRC), being recognized at the liturgy. Read More

Coming Out Was “Nothing Short of Divine Intervention,” Writes Bisexual Catholic Leader

When I did emerge as an out bisexual man, it was nothing short of a divine intervention. Read More

Catholic Groups Join Boycott of U.K. Government’s LGBTQ Conference

Three Catholic organizations have joined more than 100 groups in the United Kingdom who withdrew their support from a government-run LGBTQ conference that has subsequently been cancelled Read More

Christian Life Communities Spain Publishes Essay on the Future of LGBTQ Pastoral Care

A lay person in Spain has recently penned a reflection on LGBTQ pastoral care in the Catholic Church, providing a hopeful picture about what is being done to support this community and what the future of pastoral care could look like. Read More

Thousands Sign #OutInChurch Petition as LGBTQ Church Workers Keep Speaking Out

In Germany, thousands of people have signed a petition supporting the #OutInChurch initiative at the same time the LGBTQ church workers involved keep speaking out. And support from Catholic groups is growing, too. Read More

Groundbreaking Survey Details Experiences of LGBTQ Catholics in Latin America

A new survey is the first of its kind to document trends and major insights from LGBTQ Catholics and their families and allies in Latin America. Read More

Global Network of Rainbow Catholics Seek Bishops Opposing Ghana Criminalization Effort

An international coalition of Catholic LGBTQ organizations has issued a statement calling on the Catholic hierarchy to “stand with the weak and the persecuted in Ghana,” in response to recent efforts in Ghana to further criminalize homosexuality. Read More

New Report Seeks Methodological Change in How Catholic LGBTQ Theology Is Done

The Global Network of Rainbow Catholics (GNRC) has released a new document on the need for methodological changes in how theology about LGBTQ issues is done. Read More