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Lesbian Teacher Fired by Catholic School Over Her Same-Gender Marriage

A lesbian educator was fired for entering a same-gender marriage, the second such firing to become public in the past week and evidence that discrimination in Catholic institutions is still very much present. Read More

In Masterpiece Case, Engage the Complexity without Denying People’s Dignity

How should Catholics approach the legal case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission about which oral arguments were heard by the U.S. Supreme Court last week? John Gehring of Faith in Public Life said the answer to this question is nuanced, but clear. Read More

Firing LGBT Church Workers Imperils Catholic Credibility, Says Jesuit Priest

If Australians end up legalizing marriage equality, such a victory might actually increase the risk... Read More

Gay Teacher Harassed by Students Fired by Jesuit High School

A Catholic high school in Chicago has fired a gay teacher after students outed and... Read More

Transgender Man Sues Catholic Hospital for Refusing to Treat Him

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing a Catholic hospital on behalf of a... Read More

Court: Church Legally Justified in Firing of Gay Church Worker in Chicago

In a ruling released last week, a federal judge has said a Catholic parish was... Read More

Under Trump, Will Transgender Lives Matter for Catholic Hospitals?

With the Affordable Care Act (ACA) under siege by the new U.S. president, many people... Read More

Newly-Named Cardinal Comments on LGBT Church Worker Firings

A U.S. bishop who will be made a cardinal in late November has spoken publicly about... Read More

Transgender Catholic Legislator Appeals to Peers for LGBT Protections

The first transgender person elected to the Philippines’ House of Representative, who is a Catholic,... Read More

Massachusetts Bishops Offer Temperate Response to New Transgender Law

Catholic bishops in Massachusetts have offered a tempered, though not perfect, response to newly passed anti-discrimination... Read More