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“Plague,” A New Podcast, Remembers Complex Story of AIDS and the Catholic Church

A new podcast on AIDS and the Catholic Church is being lauded for its honest, challenging engagement with a harrowing period for lesbian and gay Catholics in the 1980s and 1990s. Read More

For World AIDS Day, How Will We Make a Difference?

Back in September of this year, I visited the National AIDS Memorial Grove for the first time. The Grove is in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, and its mission is to provide a place of remembrance so that the lives of people who died from AIDS are not forgotten by future generations. Read More

Learning from Catholic Caregivers’ Response to the Early AIDS Epidemic

At this time of great uncertainty for LGBTQ Catholics, with every instance of progress being matched by one of regression, the living saints who cared for the early victims of the AIDS crisis call each of us to deeper communion. Read More

The Last Word on Gay Priests and Clergy Sexual Abuse?

'Heterosexuality or homosexuality is not the cause of pedophilia.' Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: ‘People should be called the way that they want to be called’

Chicago’s Cardinal Blase Cupich endorsed the idea that church leaders should call LGBT people by... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: On the Church As a Body

Michael J. O’Loughlin, national correspondent fo America magazine, has written an insightful analysis of Pope Francis’... Read More

Pope Francis Needs to Speak Clearly on LGBT Issues

Pope Francis has made his most specific and critical statement about families headed by same-gender couples... Read More

Why Has Pope Francis Been Silent on Anti-Gay Laws?

Pope Francis’ response, or, more accurately, his lack of response to the passage of anti-gay... Read More

When All the World Should Be Bright and Gay

There’s a long history to the controversy between LGBT people wanting to march in St.... Read More

Catholic Organization Offers Survey When U.S. Bishops Won’t Do So

Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good has set up an online surveyto elicit the... Read More