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Fr. Bryan Massingale: Church Must Respect LGBTQ Families As It Does Any Other Family

Theologian and gay priest Fr. Bryan Massingale has written about the need for the church to respect LGBTQ families and take pastoral care of LGBTQ more seriously, not only for the good of that community, but for the good of the church. Read More

God Dwells in Us: New Documentary Explores Life and Love of LGBTQ Catholic Family

At a time when some Catholic dioceses are firing LGBTQ teachers, musicians, and staff members because they are considered incompatible with the gospel or the Catholic faith, Tom Loehr’s new documentary, "The Golds: A Portrait of an American Family," offers a more human story of LGBTQ Catholics. Read More

Filipinx Gay Catholic Writes About Finding Way Back to God and to the Church

A Filipinx Catholic gay man has memoralized his powerful journey of self-discovery and how he found his way back to God and to the church. Now he is drawing on his experiences to help other LGBTQ Catholics in the Philippines and beyond. Read More

Is An Obsession with Stopping LGBTQ Equality Preventing Bishops from Saying “Black Lives Matter”?

In recent months, more and more people in the United States and around the world have proclaimed that Black Lives Matter. These three words represent a truth too often buried and a movement for justice too long denied. But notably, bishops in the U.S. have overall been unable to utter these words, and part of their reluctance can be traced to their obsession with stopping LGBTQ rights. Read More

As LGBTQ People Flee, Polish Cardinal Calls Rainbow Flag on Christ Statue a “Desecration”; And More News

Today's post features updates on one Polish cardinal's reaction to an LGBTQ flag, the inclusion of LGBTQ equality in French feminists' struggle for church reform, and more. Read More

Boston College Again Rejects Student Appeal for LGBTQ Resource Center

Boston College has again rejected student appeals for greater LGBTQ support on a campus, which the college has been slow to provide in contrast to many of its Jesuit university peers.  Read More

Transgender Man Sues Catholic Hospital for Discrimination After Hysterectomy Cancelled

A transgender man has filed suit against the University of Maryland Medical System after their affiliate, St. Joseph’s Medical Center (UM SJMC), a Catholic hospital, refused to provide him a hysterectomy. Read More

Pope Francis Upholds Suspension of Gay Priest, But New Bishop May Turn Things Around

Pope Francis has upheld a local bishop's decision to suspended a priest from ministry after the priest came out as gay in a 2019 autobiography. Read More

Catholics Explore Implications for Church Workers After SCOTUS Guts Non-Discrimination Laws

Catholics have continued to grapple with the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the combined cases of Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St. James School v. Biel last month. Read More

Spanish Jesuit Issues Pride Week Letter in Support of LGBTQ Equality

A Jesuit sociologist in Spain has expressed support for the LGBTQ community by publishing a letter in favor of LGBTQ equality. Read More