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Reviewers Highlight Lessons for Catholics in New Conversion Therapy Film, “Boy Erased”

"Boy Erased" about a teen's experience with ex-gay conversion therapy is "one of the most important films you will see this year," wrote one reviewer who was not the only person reflecting on the film's connections to Catholic theology. Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Could ‘Amoris Laetitia’ Bring New Honesty to Church Teaching?

At Roman noontime, in just a few hours, Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation will be... Read More

Awkward Walks: The Transfiguration, Coming Out, and Pope Francis

Periodically in Lent, Bondings 2.0 will feature reflections by two New Ways Ministry staff members:  Matthew Myers,... Read More

As ENDA Passes to Senate, U.S. Bishops Renew Anti-LGBT Rights Campaign

On Monday evening, the US Senate voted to move the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a... Read More

Justice Antonin Scalia Misusing Catholic Faith to Promote Anti-Gay Bias

Just weeks ago, Pope Francis shook up the Catholic Church with a wide-ranging and welcome... Read More

Australia’s Catholic Prime Minister Defends Marriage Equality

As Australians cast their ballots this weekend, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s promise to pass marriage... 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

Fr. Helmut Schüller, Austrian Reformer Banned in Boston, Begins U.S. Tour This Month

Fr. Helmut Schüller, noted for his efforts at church reform in the Archdiocese of Vienna,... Read More

Theologian Challenges Pax Christi to Embrace LGBT Equality and Justice

This past weekend, my New Ways Ministry colleague Bob Shine and I attended the national... Read More

Catholic Bishops Oppose Violence Against Women Act Because of LGBT Protections

After a lengthy political battle centered around specific LGBT, American Indian and migrant protection, President... Read More