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Pope Francis Makes Strong Statement Opposing Marriage Equality

In what may be his most explicit rejection of the legitimacy of same-gender marriage, Pope... Read More

Catholic School Teacher in Italy Loses Job Because of Lesbian Rumors

The disturbing trend of firing Catholic school teachers because of LGBT issues has moved overseas,... Read More

Italian Transgender Relationship Tests Church and State Definitions of Marriage

A transgender marriage case in Italy may be paving the way for that nation to... Read More

Under Pope Francis, Italian Gay Catholics See Signs of Hope — and Resistance

Whether a ‘Francis effect’ exists and just what it might be are questions which have... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Italian Archbishop Calls on Church to Re-Think LGBT Approach

Archbishop Italo Castellani of Lucca, Italy, has called for the Church to re-think the negative... Read More

Pope Francis’ Letter-Writing Revolution Requires Our Involvement

Pope Francis makes headline after headline for personally reaching out through letters and phone calls... Read More

More to the Story Than Simply an Exorcism

While reviewing news stories and opinion pieces for this blog, I tend to avoid pieces... Read More

Equal Marriage Rights Progress Around the World–Especially in Catholic Nations

As marriage equality legislation increases in the United States, there is also progress being made... Read More

Pope Francis’ Support of Civil Unions Is Part of a Growing Trend in Catholic Church

News reports that Pope Francis supported civil unions as a compromise strategy when he was... Read More

NEWS NOTES: January 31, 2013

Here are links to Catholic LGBT news items that might be of interest to you:... Read More