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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

Could the Sanctioning of Nativity School Have Been Handled Differently? | Part Two

The whole controversy about the Nativity School of Worcester and its inclusive flags might benefit from an examination of two theological concepts: potestas and auctoritas Read More

Could the Sanctioning of Nativity School Have Been Handled Differently? | Part One

Could the controversy over the Nativity School of Worcester and its inclusive flags have been handled differently in an authentically Catholic way that would have promoted unity instead of division? Read More

Reginald Adams, A Gay Black Catholic Killed in Hate Crime, Remembered by Journalist

In 1973, Reginald Adams, a gay Catholic, was among the 32 people who died in a fire caused by arson at the Up Stairs Lounge, a gay bar in New Orleans. It was the worst mass killing of LGBTQ people in twentieth-century U.S. history.  Read More

Jesuit School Stands Firm As Bishop Strips It of Catholic Designation Over Pride Flag

A Jesuit school in Massachusetts has said it will not take down Pride and Black Lives Matter flags after the local bishop announced the school would no longer be designated as a Catholic one. Read More

Worcester Bishop Demands Catholic School Remove Pride, Black Lives Matter Flags

A Catholic school in Massachusetts is resisting one local bishop's attempts to have the school take down Pride and Black Lives Matter flags at the risk of the school losing its Catholic affiliation. Read More

Catholic Leaders Seek Right to Discriminate in Federally-Funded Childcare Programs

Catholic leaders, including the U.S. bishops, have joined an interfaith letter that seeks provisions in Build Back Better Act's childcare and pre-kindergarten programs allowing discrimination, including against LGBTQ people.   Read More

Top Jesuit Superior Praises Brazilian Priests’s Book on LGBTQ Theology

The world's top Jesuit has praised a member of the religious order for his book on LGBTQ theology, saying the book has "many merits." Read More

Pope Francis Affirms Need for Lesbian/Gay Pastoral Care, Criticizes “Gender Ideology”

In an interview released yesterday, Pope Francis has affirmed the need for pastoral care benefitting lesbian and gay people, but again attacked "gender ideology. Read More

Gay Jesuit Priest: “We dream of a church that will accept us.”

An openly gay Jesuit priest has written about his spiritual journey as he wrestled with the harmonization of his religious vocation and sexual identity. Read More