LGBTQ+ Advocates Forge Ahead in Seeking Inclusion from Synodal Process

The countdown to the Synod on Synodality's final global assembly in October 2024 has begun, and there are many questions both about what may change by year's end and if anything has changed already. An article in U.S. Catholic provided some analysis about the Synod and change as it relates to issues of church reform. Read More

Pope Francis Congratulates Australian Catholic LGBTQ+ Group on 50th Anniversary

Pope Francis has congratulated a Catholic LGBTQ+ group in Australia as it celebrates its 50th anniversary, with the the group's leaders calling the pope's message an inspirational milestone. Read More

LGBT+ Group Celebrates 50 Years “From Banishment to a Blessing” By Pope Francis

A Catholic LGBTQ+ group in England, once sidelined by church officials, celebrated its fiftieth anniversary last month, which include a message of congratulations from Pope Francis. Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick to L.A. Dodgers: “I Support Your Honoring the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.”

Today's post includes a statement from Sr. Jeannine Gramick, SL, co-founder of New Ways Ministry, about the recent controversy involving the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick: Church Teaching on LGBTQ+ Issues Will “Inevitably Change”

Sr. Jeannine Gramick, SL, co-founder of New Ways Ministry, has penned an essay reflecting on Pope Francis’ call for the decriminalization of homosexuality and her vision for the future of the church. Read More

Outreach Conference on LGBTQ+ Ministry Had Palpable Sense of Gladness and Welcome

The first in-person Outreach LGBTQ Ministry Conference, held in June at Fordham University, was an occasion for celebration of LGBTQ+ Catholic identities, commitment to ongoing ministry, and discussion of the LGBTQ+ issues today. Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick: Letters from Pope Francis Are Like “Soothing Hand of a Friend”

As part of a Lenten reflection, Sr. Jeannine Gramick has written about the meaning of Pope Francis' letters to her and to New Ways Ministry, while also providing some insight about her own spiritual life. Read More

Sister Jeannine Gramick Feels “Gratitude and Joy” for 50 Years of LGBTQ Ministry

Sister Jeannine Gramick, co-founder of New Ways Ministry, has shared about her experiences and hopes as she marks 50 years in LGBTQ ministry. Read More

Pope Francis Thanks Sr. Jeannine Gramick for Her 50 Years of LGBTQ Ministry

Pope Francis has written a supportive letter to Sr. Jeannine Gramick, co-founder of New Ways Ministry, describing her work as in "'the style' of God." Read More

New Video and New Podcast Detail LGBTQ Ministries of Catholic Nuns; And More News

Today's post features stories of how two nuns minister to the LGBTQ community, as well as other news. Read More