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Archbishop Cordileone Asks Senators to Vote Against Enshrining Marriage Equality into Law

A U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) committee chair has written to legislators asking them to vote against the Respect for Marriage Act should it come before them. Read More

Gay Catholic Who Was Plaintiff in Obergefell Case Publishes New Memoir

Recently reviewed America, Greg Bourke’s memoir tells the story of his devotion to his husband, his faith, and his country. Read More

Sister Jeannine Gramick Expresses Hope for Queer Sacramental Marriages in Church

Sr. Jeannine Gramick has offered a future vision for the Catholic Church where queer couples will partake in sacramental marriage. Read More

New Report: Majorities of Black Catholics Affirm Gay People and Same-Gender Marriages

A new report highlights that majorities of Black Catholics in the U.S. support the societal of acceptance of homosexuality and clergy performing same-gender weddings. Read More

Marriage Equality is Expanding, But Bishops in Chile, Japan, and Hungary Remain Opposed

As countries around the world consider legalizing same-gender marriage, Catholic bishops remain mostly opposed to and cautious about such developments. Read More

In Interview, Bishop John Stowe Endorses Legal Protections for LGBTQ Couples

A leading U.S. bishop has included in a wider call for social justice his support for LGBTQ couples receiving legal protections. Read More

Swiss Bishop Says “I Don’t Mind” If LGBTQ Couples Receive Equal Marriage Rights

A Swiss bishop has spoken positively about legal protections for same-gender couples, even while expressing opposition to the marriage equality referendum in that country which passed with 64% of the vote in late September. Read More

LGBTQ Advocates Seek Apology from Archbishop Over Disparaging Remarks

LGBTQ advocates in Mexico have demanded an apology from an archbishop after his disparaging remarks regarding marriage equality. Read More

Former Pope Benedict XVI Calls Marriage Equality a “Deformation of Conscience”

Former pope Benedict XVI sharply criticized marriage equality as the result of a "deformation of conscience" that is in "contradiction to all previously successive cultures of mankind." Read More

Korean Cardinal Offers Limited Support for LGBQ-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Bill

A cardinal in South Korea has endorsed the prospect of an anti-discrimination law inclusive of sexual orientation, while at the same time, expressing concerns the bill could be a pathway for marriage equality. Read More