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On National Coming Out Day, A Transgender Teacher’s Story of Being Authentic in Catholic Education

A transgender educator in Malta has called her experience teaching at a Catholic school "amazing," which seems to be due in large part to their decision to come out from the very beginning. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Parish Thanks Protestors Who Attacked Pride; Legislator Extols Pride in Catholic-Owned Media; And More

Today's post features news about a parish in Poland that thanked protestors of a Pride march, a Catholic-owned media outlet publishing a letter supportive of Pride, and more. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Bishop Criticizes “Straight Pride;” Dignity Chapter Welcomes Archbishop; And More

Today's post features news updates on a Catholic bishop who sharply condemned "Straight Pride" rallies, the potential for a meeting between Dignity/Washington and D.C.'s new archbishop, and more.  Read More

“It Can’t Be Bad to Be Gay Because God Created It,” Says Archbishop’s Representative

Catholics in Malta have sharply rejected claims by fellow Christians who support of "ex-gay" therapies, including one Church representative saying "it can't be bad to be gay because God created it" and a group of LGBT Catholics and their parents publishing a supportive open letter. Read More

Global Network of Rainbow Catholics Joins Malta’s Pride Celebrations Amid Anti-Gay Protest

Catholics once again played a central role in Malta's Pride celebrations which took place last weekend, including both the participation of the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics (GNRC) for the first time and a protest by anti-gay Catholics. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Malta Receives Top LGBT Rights Score; Poland May Elect Gay Atheist as President; and More

A variety of short news items on topics of Catholic LGBTQ interest. Click the links to learn more. Read More

Malta’s Rapid Shift on LGBT Rights Is Case Study for Other Catholic Nations

Malta has elected the nation’s first transgender politician, a sign of just how far on LGBT rights... Read More

Instructions on “Amoris Laetitia” from Malta’s Bishops Can Inform LGBT Issues, Too

Bishops in Malta have published a document on applying Amoris Laetitia, the apostolic exhortation on family... Read More

Being Elizabeth: The Call to Being a Parent of an LGBT Person

Today’s post is by guest blogger,  Louise Laferla. Mrs. Laferla is married to Ivan and... Read More

Malta Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT People; Catholic Church Should Do Likewise

The heavily Catholic island nation of Malta has become the first European country to outlaw... Read More