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As Local Synod Reports Published, LGBTQ Issues Named as Top Priority for Church

As the local listening portion of the Synod on Synodality concludes this summer, reports worldwide are being released which identify LGBTQ issues as needing attention in the church. Today's post highlights several of these reports. Read More

New Ways Ministry Issues Synod Report on LGBTQ Catholics and Allies

Yesterday, New Ways Ministry released its report on what LGBTQ people and allies are saying during the synodal process. The report is now available to read and share widely. Read More

Vatican’s Synod Office Makes LGBTQ Issues Focus of Latest Newsletter

The Synod office at the Vatican has featured LGBTQ issues, including stories about same-gender couples, in the latest edition of its newsletter. Read More

In Historic First, Leader of Vatican’s Synod Office Addresses LGBTQ Audience

In an historic first, a Vatican official spoke to an audience of LGBTQ Catholics this past Sunday, encouraging them to participate in the synodal process while also learning about their experiences. Read More

Join an Historic Conversation Between a Vatican Official and LGBTQ People

This Sunday, for what is likely the first time, a Vatican official will address an LGBTQ audience. Registration for the event closes today. Read More

Asian Church Must Take LGBTQ Issues Seriously in Synodal Process

The local phase of the Synod on Synodality is well underway in dioceses worldwide, and LGBTQ issues are part of those discussions in many places. One columnist is exhorting church leaders in Asia to take such issues seriously, including the question of same-gender unions.  Read More

Vatican Official to Give New Ways Ministry Lecture on Synodality & Reconciliation

New Ways Ministry is pleased to announce that Sr. Nathalie Becquart, XMCJ, Undersecretary of the Synod of Bishops at the Vatican, will be delivering the 2022 Father Robert Nugent Memorial Lecture. Read More

Leading Cardinal in Synod Seeks Change in Church Teachings on Homosexuality

One of the Europe's top bishops has said the church must reassess its teaching on homosexuality while offering support for LGBTQ church workers. Read More

Fear Not: Finding Courage to Share in the Synod

Fears of not being listened to are still real, but we cannot let them hold us back. Read More

Programs Scheduled For LGBTQ & Ally Participation in Synod on Synodality

With the Synod on Synodality now fully underway, New Ways Ministry is announcing two upcoming programs in early 2022 to help LGBTQ people and allies engage with the synodal process. Read More