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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

Sr. Jeannine Gramick: Discrimination Under Religious Guise Must Not Be Allowed in Fulton Case

Sr. Jeannine Gramick, the co-founder of New Ways Ministry, recently praised Bethany Christian Services' decision to work with LGBTQ adoptive and foster parents. She wrote more broadly about the need to end discrimination by social service agencies under the guise of religion. Read More

LGBTQ and Catholic Advocates Worldwide Praise Pope Francis’ Support for Civil Unions

LGBTQ advocates are praising Pope Francis for his most recent statement in support of civil unions recognizing same-gender couples. Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick Says Fr. Tony Flannery’s Refusal to Sign Vatican Oaths Shows “Real Love” for Church

In today's post from Sr. Jeannine Gramick, she writes about how Fr. Tony Flannery's refusal to sign Vatican oaths on women's leadership and on LGBTQ equality actually "shows a real love for this Church." Read More

Bishops Stowe and Wester Join LGBTQ Advocates, Theologians for Pride Video Greeting

Two bishops, along with LGBTQ advocates, theologians, and pastoral ministers have released a series of video greetings for Pride. Read More

Next Steps: Experiencing the Call to LGBTQ Ministry

To begin our journey to take the next steps toward developing LGBTQ ministry, we are starting with something with which you should be very familiar: you. Read More