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In Historic First, Leader of Vatican’s Synod Office Addresses LGBTQ Audience

In an historic first, a Vatican official spoke to an audience of LGBTQ Catholics this past Sunday, encouraging them to participate in the synodal process while also learning about their experiences. Read More

Vatican Official to Give New Ways Ministry Lecture on Synodality & Reconciliation

New Ways Ministry is pleased to announce that Sr. Nathalie Becquart, XMCJ, Undersecretary of the Synod of Bishops at the Vatican, will be delivering the 2022 Father Robert Nugent Memorial Lecture. Read More

New Ways Ministry Opposes Milwaukee Archdiocese’s New Anti-Transgender Policy

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s new anti-transgender guidelines are not only pastorally ineffective but also personally damaging in so many ways. Read More

Sister Jeannine Gramick Feels “Gratitude and Joy” for 50 Years of LGBTQ Ministry

Sister Jeannine Gramick, co-founder of New Ways Ministry, has shared about her experiences and hopes as she marks 50 years in LGBTQ ministry. Read More

Pope Francis Thanks Sr. Jeannine Gramick for Her 50 Years of LGBTQ Ministry

Pope Francis has written a supportive letter to Sr. Jeannine Gramick, co-founder of New Ways Ministry, describing her work as in "'the style' of God." Read More

Does Pope Francis’ De-Emphasizing “Sins of the Flesh” Open a Door for LGBTQ Catholics?

During a papal plan press conference on his return from a recent visit to Greece and Cyprus, Pope Francis stated that “sins of the flesh are not the most serious,” but the sin of hatred and pride raise greater concern. This statement has caught the attention of some Catholic leaders concerned with LGBTQ issues. Read More

New Ways Ministry Accepts Vatican Apology for Synod Webinar’s Removal

New Ways Ministry has accepted the apology of Vatican official who removed a link to New Ways Ministry's webinar on synodality from the Synod office's resources website last week. Read More

New Ways Ministry Responds to Apology from Official at Vatican’s Synod Office

Apologies are powerful in their ability to build bridges of reconciliation and justice. Read More

Pope Francis Writes to New Ways Ministry: “Thank You for Your Neighborly Work”

News broke yesterday that Pope Francis has been in correspondence with New Ways Ministry this year, thanking the group for its work and affirming its co-founder. Read More

New Photo Collage Honors Sister Jeannine Gramick’s 50 Years of LGBTQ Ministry

In 1971, Sister Jeannine Gramick, New Ways Ministry's co-founder, began ministry with LGBTQ people. She was prompted by a young gay man's question: "What is your church doing for people like me?" Read More