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U.S. Bishops Advocate for Bill to Legalize Anti-LGBT Discrimination

U.S. bishops sent a supportive letter to a federal lawmaker who introduced the latest version of a "license to discriminate" bill, which would allow business and nonprofits to deny services to LGBT people. Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Theologian Says U.S. Courts Must Find “Judicial Clarity” on Religious Liberty

Religious liberty is among the most disputed areas when it comes to LGBT issues in the United States today. LGBT-negative elements have attempted use religious liberty to justify and make legal their discrimination against LGBT people, while advocates for LGBT equality have pushed back. Read More

Canadian Bishops Reject New Government Policy on Funding for Religious Groups

Religious leaders. including Catholic bishops, have criticized a new Canadian government policy that bars funding for organizations which actively seek to undermine LGBT equality and abortion rights. Read More

In Masterpiece Case, Engage the Complexity without Denying People’s Dignity

How should Catholics approach the legal case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission about which oral arguments were heard by the U.S. Supreme Court last week? John Gehring of Faith in Public Life said the answer to this question is nuanced, but clear. Read More

Court: Church Legally Justified in Firing of Gay Church Worker in Chicago

In a ruling released last week, a federal judge has said a Catholic parish was... Read More

“The Benedict Option” and LGBT People, Part II

As yesterday’s post explained, Rod Dreher’s new book,  The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Religious Liberty Is Not a Zero-Sum Game

I read an interesting comment the other day on a blog dedicated to “the pursuit... Read More

Catholics Sign Flawed Document on Religious Freedom

At least 19 people identified as Catholics or employed by Catholic institutions have joined a... Read More

With LGBT Rights Under Attack in 2017, Catholics Must Seek Justice with Renewed Vigor (Part II)

Today’s post is the second half of an analysis of how Catholic LGBT issues in the... Read More

With LGBT Rights Under Attack in 2017, Catholics Must Seek Justice with Renewed Vigor (Part I)

In the last few years, LGBT rights have expanded rapidly in the United States. But... Read More