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Why Ireland’s Catholic Counseling Service Should Assist Lesbian and Gay Couples

Catholic agencies in Ireland that provide counselling to married couples could lose their government funding if they continue to refuse to provide service to legally married gay and lesbian couples. Read More

Former Irish President, Others Concerned LGBT People Will Be Excluded at World Meeting of Families

The former president of Ireland, a Catholic theologian, and an LGBT advocate have all expressed worries that LGBT people might be shut out of the World Meeting of Families (WMF) this summer. Read More

World Meeting of Families Deletes References to Same-Gender Couples

Are LGBT people being erased from materials for the World Meeting of Families? Some observers have suggested this is the case based on picture and text changes in one resource. Read More

Bishop Wants All Families Welcomed at International Catholic Gathering

An Irish bishop has insisted that supports of marriage equality be included in the World Meeting of Families that will be held in Dublin next year. Here's what else he had to say. . . Read More

Cardinal Schönborn Says Church Must Meet All Families Where They Are

A top cardinal has endorsed the idea that the church support all families, including those... Read More

On St. Valentine’s Day: A Romantic Story of Gay Love Fulfilled

Just in time for St. Valentine’s Day, a story of Catholic LGBT love from Ireland!... Read More

Catholic Scouts in Ireland Working on Policy to Welcome Transgender Children

A Catholic scouting organization in Ireland is developing a policy about transgender girls that looks like it... Read More

LGBT Christmas in Ireland: “We Are All the Same in God”

At Dublin, Ireland’s 18th Annual LGBT Christmas Carol Service , the guest speaker was Ursula... Read More

Controversy at Irish Seminary Prompts Conversation on Gay Priests

By Bob Shine, New Ways Ministry, October 13, 2016 This summer’s controversy at Ireland’s national seminary... Read More

Parish Welcomes Lesbian Couple Back to Music Ministry with Inclusive Mass

Catholics in Ireland welcomed a lesbian couple back to their parish after a right-wing parishioner pressured the... Read More