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Catholic Parents in Malta Say “Dignitas Infinita” Is Devastating for Transgender People

The members of Drachma Parents were greatly distressed when we read Dignitas Infinita and saw our Trans* siblings who are being once again pushed to the periphery and again denied any small shaft of light they might have found to make them feel whole. Read More

Catholic Layman Launches “Queer Bible” in Switzerland; And More News

The posts today and tomorrow feature stories and commentaries not yet covered this, with links provided if you would like to learn more. Read More

Malta’s Main LGBTQ+ Group Rejects Catholic Group’s “Rosary Rally”

The leading LGBTQ+ rights association in Malta has condemned a protest that a conservative Catholic group organized to protest Pride Week in the European island nation. Read More

Nativity School Raises $100,000+ After Bishop’s Sanction; And More News

Today's post features an update on the Nativity School of Worcester following the local bishop's sanctions against it, an exciting new Vatican appointment, and more news. Read More

Coming Out Was “Nothing Short of Divine Intervention,” Writes Bisexual Catholic Leader

When I did emerge as an out bisexual man, it was nothing short of a divine intervention. Read More

Archbishop Appeals to Parents: Accept Your LGBTQ Children as God Does

Two European archbishops offered LGBTQ-positive remarks to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), which was marked this past Tuesday. Read More

LGBTQ Advocates Meet with Malta’s Bishops as Anti-Gay Priest Charged with Hate Crime

The small island nation of Malta continues to be an outsized force for the Catholic LGBTQ movement. Two recent stories illustrate how Malta is advancing the conversation on LGBTQ people in the church. Read More

Archbishop Warns Priest Who Suggested Being Gay Worse Than Demonic Possession

A top church official in Malta instructed a priest to refrain from harmful remarks after the priest claimed being LGBTQ was worse than being possessed by the devil. Read More

Testimony of Catholic Mother of Gay Son Vs. Priest’s Anti-Gay Essay

In Malta, the head of a group for Catholic parents of LGBTQ children has written an op-ed just days after a priest wrote an anti-gay piece that attracted intense criticism. Read More

Theologian Suggests Papal Civil Union Support May Lead to Church Blessings

A theologian has suggested that after Pope Francis endorsed civil unions, the church cannot deny any longer blessings to same-gender couples. Meanwhile, some bishops, episcopal conferences, and priests continue taking a more negative approach. Read More