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THIS MONTH IN CATHOLIC LGBT HISTORY: Remembering Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen, Advocate for Gay Equality and Prophet of Vatican II

Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen, a prophet of Vatican II and noted advocate for lesbian and gay Catholics, died earlier this week at age 96. July's "This Month in Catholic LGBT History" pauses to remember his witness and celebrate his legacy. Read More

Pro-LGBT Irish Catholics Claim Discrimination by World Meeting of Families

We Are Church Ireland has claimed organizers of the upcoming World Meeting of Families are discriminating against the group because of its reform-minded views, including on LGBT equality. Read More

New Zealand Bishops Acknowledge Church’s “Shortcomings” on LGBT Inclusion

New Zealand's bishops have acknowledged the Church's "shortcomings" in providing relevant pastoral care, especially when it comes to LGBT inclusion. Read More

Lesbian Basketball Coach Denied Opportunity to Apply for Coaching Job

A basketball coach in Minnesota was not eligible to apply for a job at a... Read More

Catholics Object to Pope Francis’ Claim LGBT Families Are Not Real Families

LGBT Catholic groups have reacted strongly against Pope Francis' recent claim that only heterosexual couples and their children constitute a real family, further complicating the pope's record on LGBT issues. Read More

Should Catholics Be Hopeful About Pope Francis’ Latest Remark on LGBT Issues?

Mixed reactions to Pope Francis' most recent LGBT-related comments have continued to be published, including the perspectives of feminist Catholics and some columnists. Read More

CATHOLIC HISTORY: Washington State Bishops Support Gay and Lesbian Rights

In these days when we see so many Catholic bishops making "religious liberty" arguments that would promote discrimination against LGBT people, it's good to look back a few decades when some bishops were speaking out in favor of gay and lesbian civil rights.  Read More

From ‘Who Am I to Judge?’ to ‘God Made You Like This and Loves You Like This’

News reports have been spreading across the globe because a Chilean clerical sex abuse survivor has reported that in his private conversation with the pope, Francis strongly affirmed the man's gay sexual orientation. Read More

With Catholic Support, Oklahoma and Kansas Pass Bills Allowing Adoption Discrimination

Over the past week,  the state legislatures in both Kansas and Oklahoma passed bills that will give faith-based adoption agencies the right to refuse to place children with lesbian and gay couples.  Read More