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Conservative Bishops Endorse Criticism of Fr. James Martin’s LGBT Ministry

Conservative bishops in the U.S. have endorsed Archbishop Charles Chaput's criticism of Fr. James Martin, SJ, and his LGBT ministry, criticism on which the archbishop has doubled down.  Read More

Fr. James Martin Responds to Philadelphia Archbishop’s Criticism of LGBTQ Talk

Fr. James Martin, SJ, has issued a response to a recent column by Philadelphia's outgoing archbishop that criticized Martin for alleged ambiguities in his LGBTQ ministry. Read More

City of Philadelphia Investigating Catholic Social Service Agency for Anti-LGBT Discrimination

The city of Philadelphia has suspended its partnership with a Catholic organization providing foster care services because the church-affiliated organization seemingly discriminates against LGBT people. Read More

Fired Gay Minister: “Archbishop has done us and all the church a great wrong.”

Barring LGBT Catholics from parish ministries is deeply wrong and personally wounding, wrote one gay... Read More

Catholics React Swiftly and Strongly to Archbishop’s Restrictive Guidelines

Pastoral guidelines excluding LGBT people from church ministries and encouraging same-gender couples and others to refrain... Read More

New Guidelines Ban LGBT People from Parish Ministries

In new guidelines, Philadelphia’s archbishop has banned people in same-gender relationships from pastoral or liturgical... Read More

LGBT Issues Need to Be on the Agenda of World Meeting of Families

Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput seemed to indicate that LGBT issues will not be high on... Read More

Archdiocesan Reaction Is Insufficient in Philadelphia Hate Crime

Alumni from a Philadelphia Catholic high school were allegedly involved in a hate crime last... Read More