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Catholic LGBTQ+ Advocates Respond Positively to Vatican’s New Synod Document

Catholic LGBTQ+ advocates have responded positively to the Vatican's latest document on the Synod released last week, praising church officials for reflecting a real style of listening and humility in it. Read More

Across U.S., Catholic Educators Criticize Wave of Diocesan Anti-Transgender Policies

Catholic educators are saving lives as they build communities of welcome for LGBTQ+ students despite some dioceses' attempts to enact transgender-exclusionary policies.  Read More

DignityUSA’s 25th National Gathering Focuses on a “Church Transfigured”

DignityUSA held its 25th national gathering this past weekend, which focused on the organization's vision for a church transfigured and included an award for gay theologian Fr. Bryan Massingale. Read More

ROUNDTABLE: Has Church Made a “Decisive Shift” on LGBTQ Issues? — Part I

Bondings 2.0 asked ten leading voices in the LGBTQ Catholic world to respond to Christopher Lamb’s suggestion that the Catholic Church has made a decisive shift on LGBTQ issues. Today's post is Part I of their responses. Read More

Pro-LGBTQ Catholics Rally Outside U.S. Bishops’ Meeting Around Communion Denial

A network of U.S. Catholic reform groups held a demonstration outside the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops meeting to push back against attempts to deny Communion to pro-LGBTQ and pro-choice politicians. Read More

How Can LGBTQ Catholics Proceed After Fulton?; And Other News

Today's post includes news items on how Catholics can respond to the U.S. Supreme Court's Fulton decision, a new op-ed on the U.S. bishops' anti-LGBTQ efforts, and more. Read More

LGBTQ Catholics Express Relief, Disappointment at Supreme Court’s Adoption Ruling

Today's post features reactions to the Fulton v. City of Philadelphia ruling from both Catholics and LGBTQ advocates. Read More

With Court Case Looming, Catholic LGBTQ Adoptive Families Tell Their Stories

As LGBTQ people  await the outcome of Fulton v. Philadelphia, a U.S. Supreme Court case... Read More

Cardinal Cupich, Elton John, and LGBTQ Catholics Comment on Vatican’s Blessings Ban

A top U.S. cardinal, Elton John, and LGBTQ Catholics worldwide are all weighing in on the Vatican's recent ban on blessings for same-gender unions, often with negative appraisals about an action causing much harm. Read More

Catholics Voice Support for Equality Act, Denounce U.S. Bishops’ Extreme Rhetoric

Catholics are voicing their support for the Equality Act after it passed the U.S. House of Representatives recently. But Catholics are also criticizing the U.S. bishops for harsh rhetoric about the Act, including denials that LGBTQ people face systemic discrimination. Read More