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The Eucharist: Gated Banquet or Public Feast?

America Magazine recently featured pieces on Communion denial from Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver and Fr. Louis Cameli. Today, theologian Cristina Traina writes about what both clerics got wrong. Read More

New Studies Detail Surge in Catholic Support for LGBTQ Equality, Even As Inequities Remain

New studies have found that U.S. Catholic attitudes towards same-gender civil marriage and the overall acceptance of LGBTQ identities has increased exponentially over the last 30 years. Similar cultural patterns have emerged globally, although disparities persist in various parts of the world. Read More

Brazilian Priest Suspended from Ministry After Blessing Same-Gender Couple

A priest in Brazil has been suspended from ministry because he blessed a same-gender couple late last year. Read More

Priest Who Blessed Lesbian Couple’s Love Now Facing Church Sanctions

A Spanish priest is facing disciplinary sanctions after blessing a same-gender couple the day before... Read More

Italian Transgender Relationship Tests Church and State Definitions of Marriage

A transgender marriage case in Italy may be paving the way for that nation to... Read More

New Survey Shows Global Catholics Divided on Sexuality Issues

A new global poll shows that the majority of Catholics disagree with the hierarchy on... Read More

Pope Francis Calls For Church to Find New Ways to Proclaim Christ to Families Headed by Same-Gender Couples

In a talk from the autumn of 2013 which was made public this past weekend... Read More

Illinois Catholics Organize to Pass Marriage Equality Law

The debate surrounding Illinois’ SB10, a marriage equality bill, is heating up, and Catholics are... Read More

What Would You Say About Marriage and Family at the Upcoming Synod?

The Vatican announced yesterday that Pope Francis has called an extraordinary synod of bishops to take... Read More

Pope Francis’ Support of Civil Unions Is Part of a Growing Trend in Catholic Church

News reports that Pope Francis supported civil unions as a compromise strategy when he was... Read More