Pope Francis Describes Criminalizing LGBTQ+ People as a “Sin” and “Injustice”

Pope Francis has re-affirmed in clear terms his recent denouncement of laws that criminalize being LGBTQ+, joined this time by leaders of two other Christian denominations. Read More

African LGBTQ+ Advocates Welcome Pope Francis’ Message on Decriminalization

"We think it will change the perception of all the religious people in our countries who think that when you are homosexual, you are to be slaughtered, to be dehumanised, you are devils." Read More

On Eve of Pope’s Visit, South Sudan Official Confuses Criminalization With Marriage Equality

I hope Pope Francis is able to find some way to remind the South Sudanese government, Catholic Church leaders, and people that for peace to prevail, there needs to be justice for all.  Read More

New Ways Ministry Rejoices at Pope Francis Condemning Anti-LGBTQ+ Criminalization

New Ways Ministry rejoices because of Pope Francis’ declaration that homosexuality should not be criminalized, a statement which millions of Catholics have long called for from church leaders. Read More