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Court Fines Polish Theologian for Referring to Gay Priests as “Cancerous Growth”

A court in Germany has fined a Catholic theologian in Poland for using derogatory language against gay people in a recent article series, a move that now has diplomatic implications. Read More

The Saga of Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill Is Not a Scandal. It’s a Tragedy.

Rather than a scandal, this saga involving Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill is a tragedy. And the tragic element of it is not being addressed. Read More

“We Need to Talk”

So what might an adult conversation between the institutional Church and LGBTQ Catholics look like? Read More

Targeting USCCB Priest Over Grindr Use Is “Homophobic Innuendo,” Says Theologian

A theologian has described the allegations that led a top administrator at the U.S. bishops' conference to resign as "unethical, homophobic innuendo" that began a "long ugly season" for the nation's Catholics. Read More

In Historic First, Vatican Instructs Spanish Bishops To Disavow Ex-Gay Group

The Vatican has instructed Spain's bishops to disavow a conversion therapy group in that country in what is likely an historic first. Read More

LGBTQ Catholics’ Cry for Justice “Must Not Be Ignored,” Says Lead Researcher

The lead researcher behind a comprehensive report on magisterial teaching, gender, and sexuality, continues to speak out and challenge traditional Catholic teaching around same-gender relationships. Read More

The Little Man Behind the Curtain: Uncovering the Hierarchy Behind Church Teaching

This Pride, the Friends of Dorothy see the veil being lifted on Catholic leaders and their claims to divine revelation. Read More

Catholic Bishops Help Stop LGBTQ Rights Initiatives in Chile, Korea, and Belize

Bishops in Chile have expressed their opposition to a surprise proposal by the nation's president to pass marriage equality, though signaled support for civil union-style legislation. Meanwhile, there are developments in Korea and Italy in how church leaders have responded to LGBTQ civil rights. Read More

Polish Priest Advocates Genital Mutilation, Electric Shocks as Cures for Homosexuality

A priest in Poland taught school children that homosexuality is a mental disorder that can be “cured” with electric shocks and genital mutilation, leading to support from a national politician and criticism from his diocese. Read More

Article from Brazil Reveals How Repressing Gay Priests Harms the Whole Church

Today’s post will look at the toll repression of gay priests takes on the whole church. Read More