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Archbishop Wester Encourages Baptism for Children of LGBTQ+ Parents

A U.S. archbishop has encouraged pastors to baptize the children of LGBTQ+ parents, including those in same-gender relationships. Read More

77% of U.S. Catholics Support Communion for LGBTQ+ People, Reports New Survey

A new survey shows that most lay Catholics in the U.S. disagree with conservative bishops on disputed issues, including abortion rights, politicians receiving Communion, and the inclusion of LGBTQ+ people. Read More

Italian Archdiocese Permits Confirmation of Transgender Catholic Under New Name

An Italian diocese has permitted the Confirmation of a transgender person with the priest who celebrated the sacrament saying, "everyone has a place in the house of God." Read More

Sister Jeannine Gramick Expresses Hope for Queer Sacramental Marriages in Church

Sr. Jeannine Gramick has offered a future vision for the Catholic Church where queer couples will partake in sacramental marriage. Read More

Is the Latin Mass a Safe Haven for Queer Catholics?

If the liturgy is indeed, in the Vatican II's words, the source and summit of our faith, then getting it right is paramount. Read More

Marquette Diocese’s New Policy Could Ban LGBTQ People from Sacraments and Ministry

A new directive from the Diocese of Marquette seeks to greatly restrict LGBTQ people's participation in the life of the church, including possible bans on the sacraments and leadership positions. Read More

What Does Boris Johnson’s Latest Wedding Have to Do With LGBTQ Catholics?

What does Boris Johnson's latest marriage have to do with LGBTQ Catholics? A bit more than appears at first glance, wrote one journalist and educator. Read More

LGBTQ Catholic Once Denied Communion Now Speaks Out About Leaving Church

A Catholic judge who was denied communion because of her marriage to a woman has disclosed that she has left the Catholic Church. Read More

Diocesan Magazine Features Stories of a Married Gay Church Worker and a Sex Therapist

A diocesan magazine in Germany recently featured three perspectives on LGBTQ issues in the church, one from a gay pastoral worker, one from theologian, and one from a sex therapist. Read More

In LGBTQ Welcome, Bishop Introduces Gender-Neutral Language for Baptismal Certificates

The bishop charged with handling questions of canon law in France has encouraged his episcopal colleagues to use gender-neutral language on baptismal certificates in an effort to be more welcoming to LGBTQ parents. Read More