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U.S. Bishops Laud Trump Administration Allowance of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination at Homeless Shelters

Leaders at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) have lauded regulatory changes made by the Trump administration that remove protections against anti-LGBTQ discrimination in federally-funded housing services, like shelters for people experiencing homelessness. Read More

Former U.S. Ambassador to Vatican Emphasizes Church’s Role in LGBTQ Homelessness

Miguel Diaz, a theologian and a former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, has taken up Pope Francis' exhortation to care for internally displaced persons by connecting it with the problem of homelessness in the U.S. today. In particular, Diaz highlights the plight of LGBTQ people, especially youth, who are housing insecure. Read More

To Foster Healing, Parish Crafts Blankets for LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness

A local Catholic parish in Connecticut has started a new initiative aimed at healing the relationship between its LGBTQ members and the broader spiritual community.  Read More

U.S. Bishops “Gravely Disappointed” with Equality Act, Support Trump’s Anti-Transgender Guideline

The U.S. bishops have continued to cheerlead the Trump administration's war on LGBTQ people, this time decrying the Equality Act's recent passage in Congress and endorsing a new federal anti-transgender guideline. Catholics are again left wondering just how far Church leaders will go in their crusade allegedly to defend religious liberty in which they show little concern for LGBTQ lives. Read More

New #LGBTmercy Campaign Focuses on LGBT Catholics’ Good Works

By Bob Shine, New Ways Ministry, October 2, 2016 LGBT Catholics, their families, and their... Read More

Pope Francis Invited to Visit New York's Homeless LGBT Youth

Following an open letter published in the New York Times last spring, anti-homelessness advocate Carl Siciliano again wrote to Pope Francis on behalf of the LGBT youth for whom he provides care. Read More

Homelessness Advocate Asks Pope Francis to Protect LGBT Youth

The head of the largest shelter i the U.S.  for homeless  LGBT youth has written... Read More

Sacramento Diocese Decision to Withdraw Shelter Funds Begs the Question: Whose Money Is It, Anyway?

A little over a week ago, the Catholic diocese of Sacramento withdrew their funding of ... Read More