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The Mostly Ambivalent Responses by U.S. Bishops to Pope Francis

For more than two weeks, my email inbox has been swamped with messages from folks... Read More

Lesbian Woman Writes to Pope and Bishops to Prevent LGBT Youth Suicide

A lesbian woman who is a former Catholic has written to Pope Francis and other... Read More

Photos of Kisses Banned from Rome Gallery Due to Vatican Intervention

Had the Vatican not intervened in getting a photo exhibition removed from a Rome gallery,... Read More

Cardinal Directs Priests to Speak More Sensitively on LGBT Issues

In what is being described as another after-effect of Pope Francis’ seemingly more open approach... Read More

Papal Phone Call Story Should Teach Church About Affirmation

A minor brouhaha erupted on Friday concerning Pope Francis and homosexuality.  A French newspaper had... Read More

Why Weren’t Bishops More Supportive of Pope’s Gay Priests Comment?

Pope Francis’ July comments about gay priests–“Who am I to judge?”–continue to spark commentary from... Read More

Mexican Bishop Calls Homophobia a “Mental Illness”

A Mexican Catholic bishop who has been a strong supporter of LGBT issues has declared... Read More

Jesuit: Drop “Disorder” Language from Catholic Gay and Lesbian Discussions

In my over 20 years of Catholic LGBT ministry,  there is nothing that has sparked... Read More

U.S. Bishops on Pope Francis’ Gay-Positive Comments–Part 2

Yesterday, we posted comments from bishops and dioceses that tended to downplay Pope Francis’ gay-positive... Read More

U.S. Bishops on Pope Francis’ Gay-Positive Comments–Part 1

Many people have commented on Pope Francis’ gay-positive statements on his flight home from World... Read More