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This Fall, Deepen Your Catholic LGBTQ+ Knowledge with New Virtual Programs

This fall, New Ways Ministry invites you to a series of virtual programs centered on deepening knowledge about how to be a Catholic LGBTQ+ advocate. Read More

Top Cardinal Retracts Previous Call for Revision of Church Teaching on Homosexuality

A top cardinal has seemingly walked back comments made earlier this year which indicated he supported a re-assessment of church teaching on homosexuality. Read More

Hospital Acquisition by Catholic Entity Protested Over LGBTQ Healthcare Concerns

A petition to block a Catholic health system from acquiring the local hospital is gaining momentum in rural Connecticut. The coalition of residents, called Save Day Kimball Hospital, is concerned about restrictions the Catholic healthcare provider could place on gender-affirming care and reproductive healthcare, among other services.  Read More

Irish Priests’ Association Endorses National Conversion Therapy Ban

The Association of Catholic Priests in Ireland (ACP) is supporting conversion therapy ban and calling  for additional research on these “ineffective and harmful” practices, all as part of a national inquiry about the topic. Read More

Australian Catholic School Refuses to Screen Student’s Film Due to LGBTQ+ Themes

A student at Mount Lilydale Mercy College in Melbourne was told her short film would be the only one not broadcast at the end-of-the-year function due to its inclusion of a same-gender couple. Read More

The Words LGBTQ+ Students Need to Hear: Reflections from a Theology Teacher

Want to know what my hope is for this school year? It’s that students in our Catholic schools and parishes start hearing a different word. Read More

Reconciling the Church’s “Colonizing Mentality” Towards LGBTQ+ People

As a gay Catholic, I see Pope Francis' approach to addressing the residential schools as a model for how the church might one day reconcile with LGBTQ+ Catholics who have been harmed and excluded. Read More

Catholic Therapist Writes About Personal Journey to Being an Ally for LGBTQ+ Youth

In a recent essay for Faith on View Daily, a Catholic pediatric therapist wrote eloquently on the need to care for LGBTQ+ youth. Read More

Singapore Cardinal Announces Neutrality on Anti-LGBTQ+ Criminalization Law Repeal

Singapore's archbishop has announced he is neutral on the revocation of a law criminalizing homosexuality, doing so just a few months after he declared his opposition to the repeal and while continuing to oppose marriage equality. Read More

As Global Synod Progresses, LGBTQ+ Inclusion a Prominent Issue in National Reports

Today's post highlights LGBTQ-related findings from the national syntheses submitted to the Vatican for the Synod on Synodality.  Read More