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Italian Archbishop Writes Preface to Book on LGBT Issues in Catholic Church

An Italian archbishop has written the preface to the Italian edition of Fr. James Martin,... Read More

College KofC Grand Knight Ousted Over Sexuality

Andrew Keyes, a graduating senior at Saint Anselm’s College,New Hampshire, has been forced to resign from his role of Grand Knight at the school’s chapter of Knights of Columbus (KofC) over controversy surrounding his sexuality. Read More

‘Thank You, God, For Making Me Gay and Catholic’

For many people, queer and Catholic can seem like opposite identities. For Sam Albano of Carmel, Indiana, they complement each other in a powerful way.   Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Archbishop Condemns Discrimination Based on Race, Gender, and Orientation

In a speech at the National Federation of Priests' Councils annual meeting, Atlanta's Archbishop Wilton Gregory spoke out against racism, sexism, and sexual orientation discrimination, urging priests in attendance to work to eradicate these injustices. Read More

Cultivating Sexual Desire: Theological and Pastoral Reflections

On April 22, 2018, Professor Patricia Beattie Jung delivered the Father Robert Nugent Memorial Lecture,... Read More

Fr. Martin’s Second Edition Keeps the LGBT Conversation Moving

“It dawned on me that it’s having someone in a collar say these things, from the pulpit that is really resonating with people” Read More

In Philippines: ‘L.G.B.T. are now accepted. We are very welcome.’

About 80 percent of Filipinos are Roman Catholic, and the church’s teachings often dominate public life in the Philippines. Still, Ms. Cabaluna, who considers herself very religious, said: 'L.G.B.T. are now accepted. We are very welcome.' Read More

In Jamaica, Catholic Deacon’s Anti-Gay Arguments Are Built on Sand, Not Rock

As a Christian I always cringe when I read articles concerning LGBT people by Peter Espeut, a Jamaican Roman Catholic deacon and sociologist.  As an office-holder in a church ostensibly built on the “rock” (or “Peter” in Latin) of Christ’s example and command to reach those on the margins of society, this modern Peter’s writings display a dangerous hostility towards vulnerable LGBT people.  Read More

NEWS NOTES: Registering a Baby, Overturning Sodomy Laws, and Possibly Poland’s First Gay President

A summary of a wide range of stories from around the world on Catholic LGBTQ issues. Read More

Survey Shows Catholic Women Support LGBT Inclusion in Church

A recent survey of the opinions of U.S. Catholic women has offered a glimpse of their views of many topics in the church, including LGBTQ issues. Read More