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In Church Documents on Gender Identity, Where Is the Compassion?

But the church's refusal to engage with the facts about transgender individuals also brings with it something else that concerns me greatly: a stunning lack of compassion. Read More

Pope Francis Tells Parents of LGBTQ Children: “Never Condemn a Child”

Pope Francis has made supportive remarks for parents of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer children, saying further that the parents must not condemn their children. Read More

Catholic Mom’s Road to Accepting Trans Son Is Paved with Mercy

When Emily Garvey learned that her daughter was transitioning from female to male, it was not an easy journey for the Catholic mom. "If I’m being honest here, and it’s humbling to admit this, it made me uncomfortable," Garvey said. But then God stepped in. . .  Read More

Catholic Parents’ Story Reveals the Love, Struggles of Having Transgender Child

Time and again, it is the love of Catholic parents for their LGBT children that... Read More

Being Elizabeth: The Call to Being a Parent of an LGBT Person

Today’s post is by guest blogger,  Louise Laferla. Mrs. Laferla is married to Ivan and... Read More

Parents Implore Pope to Put an End to Homophobia in Poland

We’ve often commented on this blog that the Catholic parents of LGBT people are among... Read More

Detroit Parents Receive National Award for LGBT Equality Work in Catholic Church

Catholic parents of LGBT people have been some of the most passionate and effective voices... Read More

More to the Story Than Simply an Exorcism

While reviewing news stories and opinion pieces for this blog, I tend to avoid pieces... Read More

Catholic Parents Protest at Detroit Archdiocese in Communion Debate

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron’s suggestion that Catholics who support marriage equality in  his diocese should... Read More

Fr. James Martin Honors Passing of PFLAG Founder Jeanne Manford

In a Facebook post, Jesuit Fr. James Martin recently commemorated the passing of Jeanne Manford,... Read More