Uruguayan Bishop Defends Blessing of LGBTQ+ Couple; And More Updates

Today's post presents more developments in the church's ongoing debate over and reception of Fiducia Supplicans, the Vatican declaration that allows blessings for couples in "irregular" situations, including LGBTQ+ couples. Read More

Bishops in Uruguay Divided on Nation’s Transgender Equality Law

Uruguay's bishops have expressed divided opinions on whether to support a pre-referendum vote that could lead to repeal of the nation's hallmark transgender rights law. Read More

Vatican Bank’s Gay ‘Scandal’ Highlights Holy See’s Sexuality Problems

A controversy has emerged concerning Pope Francis’ appointment of Monsignor Battista Ricca as the overseer... Read More

South America’s Marriage Equality Victories Mixed With Strong Catholic Backlash

Two more nations in South America acted on marriage equality in the wake of legislative... Read More

Equal Marriage Rights Progress Around the World–Especially in Catholic Nations

As marriage equality legislation increases in the United States, there is also progress being made... Read More

Uruguay Passage of Marriage Equality Calls Church’s Role in Latin America Into Question

A successful Senate vote in Uruguay means marriage equality is only formalities away from becoming... Read More