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Michigan Bishops Spend $240,000+ to Stop LGBTQ Non-Discrimination Effort

The Michigan Catholic Conference has funded an organization that is opposing efforts in that state to protect LGBTQ persons from discrimination. 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

Court Fines Polish Theologian for Referring to Gay Priests as “Cancerous Growth”

A court in Germany has fined a Catholic theologian in Poland for using derogatory language against gay people in a recent article series, a move that now has diplomatic implications. Read More

Catholic Nun’s Accompaniment of Transgender Community Began with a Bus Ride

A Catholic nun in India has a dignified vision for the transgender community that all started on a bus. Read More

Seeking Not Only Bread, But Roses for LGBTQ Catholics

"Give us bread, but give us roses.” Is this not what LGBTQ+ Catholics need from their church? Read More

Editor of Book on Lesbian/Queer Nuns Reflects on Coming Out and Authenticity

"This is who I am. I'm happy with it,” affirms Sr. Grace Surdovel of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, as she reflected on her identity as both a religious sister and a lesbian woman. Read More

First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly Must Included LGBTQ People, Too

The Catholic Church celebrated its first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly on July 25th, and a Catholic lesbian couple marked this occasion by reflecting on their lives as grandparents. Read More

After 30 Years, University of Notre Dame Finally Recognizes LGBTQ Alumni Community

The University of Notre Dame has recognized recently its first official LGBTQ alumni organization after alumni's years of working and struggling for recognition. Read More

The Saga of Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill Is Not a Scandal. It’s a Tragedy.

Rather than a scandal, this saga involving Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill is a tragedy. And the tragic element of it is not being addressed. 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