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Italian Priest Suspended from Ministry Over His Support for LGBTQ+ Relationships

A Catholic priest in Italy was recently suspended from pastoral ministry due to his support for LGBTQ+ couples. Read More

Flemish Bishops’ Leader on LGBTQ+ Ministry Roots Efforts in Pope Francis’ Teachings

The Flemish bishops in Belgium have appointed a gay layman to direct the newly-established multi-diocesan LGBTQ+ ministry entitled “Homosexuality & Faith.”  Read More

Married Gay Couple Preaches at Mass About the Miracles of Parenting and Their Parish

Parishioners at Old St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago gathered for Mass on Father’s Day weekend listened as two married gay men offered a reflection at Mass together. Read More

Outreach Conference on LGBTQ+ Ministry Had Palpable Sense of Gladness and Welcome

The first in-person Outreach LGBTQ Ministry Conference, held in June at Fordham University, was an occasion for celebration of LGBTQ+ Catholic identities, commitment to ongoing ministry, and discussion of the LGBTQ+ issues today. Read More

Three Vignettes on LGBTQ Ministry from a Passionist Priest

For Pride Month, we invited Passionist Father John Lee, C.P., an ally and long-time minister with the LGBTQ community, to reflect on what he has learned from his pastoral experiences.  Read More

Review: Yunuen Trujillo’s New Book Is Essential Reading for Starting LGBTQ Ministry

Yunuen Trujillo’s "LGBTQ Catholics: A Guide to Inclusive Ministry" provides an essential roadmap for starting and growing LGBTQ ministry. Read More

Gay Church Worker Who Resigned After Hate Crimes Speaks at Vatican Conference

A gay church worker who resigned due to right wing hate crimes recently addressed a Vatican conference on the relationship between Amoris Laetitia and LGBTQ people. Read More

The “Glory Days” Are Our Daily Lives Now

The “glory days” are our daily lives, and the best is truly yet to come when we can rejoice with the Lord. Read More

Fr. James Martin Criticizes Catholics’ Selective Use of “Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner”

Writing an essay in America, Fr. James Martin, S.J., called out the selective application of the saying “Hate the sin, love the sinner” to LGBTQ people.  Read More

Gay Church Worker Forced to Resign by Hate Crimes Finds New Ministry in the Classroom

It has been nearly three years since Aaron Bianco was forced to resign from his position at a southern California parish due to constant and dangerous anti-gay harassment. Now he says: "Life is good." Read More