Maltese Catholics Gift Pope Francis Book of LGBTQ+ Testimonies; And More News

Today's post includes story about a Maltese Catholic LGBTQ+ group's new book, Greek bishops' opposition to marriage equality, and a gathering of transgender-negative bishops in Prague. Read More

Fordham U. Press Picks Up Queer Latinx Theology Book Cancelled by Maryknoll

Today's post is a statement from Fordham University Press about publication of a new book on Latinx queer theology that had originally been cancelled by Orbis Books. Read More

Theologian’s “Queer God de Amor” Book Is Canceled by Catholic Publisher

Read the full statement of Miguel Diaz, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, and Professor of Theology at Loyola University Chicago. Read More

Queer Catholic Theologians of Color Gather for Ground-Breaking Dialogue

Scholars at a U.S. university gathered queer Catholic theologians and advocates of color for a dialogue to focus on the intersections of their experiences, including LGBTQ identities. 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

Catholic Leaders, Including Bishop Stowe, Begin Pride Month with Blessing Service

Several Catholic leaders joined DignityUSA to mark the beginning of Pride Month with a prayer service focused on blessing, including one bishop. Read More

Former U.S. Ambassador to Vatican Emphasizes Church’s Role in LGBTQ Homelessness

Miguel Diaz, a theologian and a former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, has taken up Pope Francis' exhortation to care for internally displaced persons by connecting it with the problem of homelessness in the U.S. today. In particular, Diaz highlights the plight of LGBTQ people, especially youth, who are housing insecure. Read More

Theologians Miguel Diaz, Mary Hunt Speak of Liberation and Hope

Earlier this summer, DignityUSA celebrated its 50th anniversary with a national conference in Chicago. The organization has since posted the keynote addresses from theologians Fr. Bryan Massingale, Miguel Diaz, and Mary Hunt. Today's post features selections from the latter two addresses. Read More

Advocates Gather for Global Forum on the State of LGBTQI Catholic Affairs

LGBTQI advocates from around the world gathered in Chicago last week for the third assembly of the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics, a conference which ended with a daylong forum on the state of LGBTQI Catholic affairs. Read More