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Catholics Rally Around Lesbian Catechist Fired Over Her Same-Gender Marriage

A lesbian Catholic church worker recently fired by a Spanish bishop because of her same-gender marriage has received tremendous support. The incident has become a catalyst for church reform through the circulation of an open letter that calls for a more inclusive religious community. Read More

Spanish Priest Encourages, Blesses Gathering of Lesbian and Bisexual Women

A priest in Spain shared encouraging words and a blessing for those virtually gathered at that country’s largest event for lesbian and bisexual women. Read More

Spanish Jesuit Issues Pride Week Letter in Support of LGBTQ Equality

A Jesuit sociologist in Spain has expressed support for the LGBTQ community by publishing a letter in favor of LGBTQ equality. Read More

New Documentary Highlights Priest Who Blesses LGBTQ Couples, Opens Church to All

DW Documentary has released a new web documentary called Renegade in a Cassock about a historic Catholic church in the heart of Madrid that is creating a space for all regardless of social status, wealth, race, or sexuality. Read More

Spanish Catholic Magazine Profiles Two Gay Catholics on Their Experiences in Church

The Spanish-Catholic magazine Vida Nueva has profiled two gay men who encountered very different experiences within the Catholic Church. Read More

Spanish Archbishop Says Gospel “Never Condemns” LGBTQ Families

A Spanish archbishop has stated that the Gospel "never condemns" families with same-gender couples as members. Read More

Bishop Says He Is Ready to Be a Martyr in Defending Conversion Therapy Practices

A Spanish bishop under investigation for putting worshippers, including minors, through an allegedly illegal conversion therapy process has told Catholics they must be ready to be martyrs in defense of the church's freedom to offer such practices. Read More

Government Investigation Opened into Spanish Diocese’s Conversion Therapy Program

A Spanish diocese is denying reports that it has offered conversion therapy, reports which have prompted a government investigation into whether the Church violated laws banning such treatment. Read More

Bishops in Spain and U.K. Oppose Protections for Transgender Youth, Other LGBT People

Bishops in Spain and the United Kingdom have criticized policies aimed at protecting transgender youth... Read More

NEWS NOTES: Irish Prime Minister Predicts Marriage Equality in the North; Other Updates

Here are some items about Catholic LGBT news that may interest you: 1. Leo Varadkar,... Read More