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Catholics File Dueling Briefs in Supreme Court Case Over LGBTQ+ Non-Discrimination

Several organizations, including two Catholic groups, have filed amicus briefs in a U.S. Supreme Court case which could decide on whether non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ couples are legal, according to Crux. Read More

U.S. Court Finds Catholic Relief Services Discriminated Against LGBTQ+ Employee

A U.S. judge has ruled that Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the U.S. bishops' international humanitarian agency, violated multiple laws when the organization discriminated against an employee in a same-gender marriage by withholding health insurance from his husband. Read More

Federal Appeals Court Rules Against LGBTQ+ Church Worker in Discrimination Lawsuit

A U.S. federal appeals court in Indiana has ruled against a former employee at a Catholic high school fired over her same-gender marriage who had filed a discrimination lawsuit. Read More

Appeals Court Reinstates Fired LGBTQ Church Worker’s Discrimination Lawsuit

A court has reinstated the discrimination lawsuit of an LGBTQ former church worker fired by a Catholic high school. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Declines Transgender Patient’s Case Against Catholic Hospital

A transgender man's lawsuit against a Catholic hospital will be allowed to proceed after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the case. Read More

Court Rules Catholic School Discriminated Against Teacher Fired Over Lesbian Rumors

Italy's highest court has ruled that a Catholic school did discriminate against a teacher it fired over rumors she was lesbian. The ruling could potentially set an LGBTQ-positive precedent in the nation's courts. Read More

Fired Church Worker Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against NYC Catholic School

A fired church worker has filed a lawsuit against the Catholic school and diocese that allegedly terminated him over his same-gender marriage. Read More

“Hands-Off” Judicial Approach on LGBTQ Discrimination Offers Catholic Inflection Point

The U.S. judicial system’s recent hands-off approach towards religious liberty could be an opportunity for churches to discern matters of inclusion and justice within their own communities, writes Patrick Hornbeck. Read More

Court Rules Against Fired Gay Church Musician’s Hostile Workplace Discrimination Suit

A federal appeals court sided 7-3 with the Archdiocese of Chicago and St. Andrew’s Parish, arguing that former music director Sandor Demkovich’s hostile work environment lawsuit fell under the ministerial exception. Read More

LGBTQ Catholics Express Relief, Disappointment at Supreme Court’s Adoption Ruling

Today's post features reactions to the Fulton v. City of Philadelphia ruling from both Catholics and LGBTQ advocates. Read More