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Fr. James Martin Says Pope Francis’ LGBTQ Efforts Are “Nothing Short of Revolutionary”

Fr. James Martin, S.J., has called the space that Pope Francis is carving out for LGBTQ people “nothing short of revolutionary.” Read More

Amoris Laetitia: A Beta Test for Synodality

I see four lessons from AL that can prepare LGBTQ Catholics for the coming worldwide synodal process. Read More

The College of William & Mary Honors Gay Historian John Boswell; And Other News

Today's post features news about The College of William and Mary honoring gay historian John Boswell with a new building dedication and other news items. Read More

As Synodal Process Begins, Will LGBTQ People Be Included In The Church’s Listening?

In his homily opening the the synodal process today, Pope Francis asked: "Are we good at listening?" Read More

New Ways Ministry Webinar To Explore LGBTQ Catholics’ Participation in Synodal Process

In October, the Catholic Church will begin a two-year process that could be the most revolutionary ecclesial event since Vatican II. It is essential that LGBTQ Catholics and allies be involved. Read More

Pope Francis Affirms Need for Lesbian/Gay Pastoral Care, Criticizes “Gender Ideology”

In an interview released yesterday, Pope Francis has affirmed the need for pastoral care benefitting lesbian and gay people, but again attacked "gender ideology. Read More

In Press Conference, Pope Francis Makes Support for Civil Unions Absolutely Clear

Pope Francis has reiterated his support for same-gender civil unions in very clear terms. He did so just days after attending a screening of last year's controversial documentary in which he seemingly made such support known, too. Read More

Embracing Abrahamic Faith

One of the most disturbing chapters of my childhood still haunts me. Read More

In Amoris Laetitia, An Eschatological Hope for LGBTQ Families

The Church’s hierarchy needs an eschatologically oriented theology to reframe how LGBTQ+ Catholics as embodied and relational beings can anticipate the Reign of God through their discipleship Read More

First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly Must Include LGBTQ People, Too

The Catholic Church celebrated its first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly on July 25th, and a Catholic lesbian couple marked this occasion by reflecting on their lives as grandparents. Read More