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Top Vatican Official for Family Life Rebukes U.S. Bishops

Pope Francis’ top official for marriage and family issues criticized his U.S. colleagues this week for their... Read More

How USCCB Leadership Candidates Have Approached LGBT Issues

UPDATE:  The election results are in:  Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Houston-Galveston was elected president and... Read More

Bishops Criticize Vice President Joe Biden for Officiating Same-Gender Marriage

Vice President Joe Biden has been criticized by U.S. bishops for officiating at a same-gender... Read More

New Guidelines Ban LGBT People from Parish Ministries

In new guidelines, Philadelphia’s archbishop has banned people in same-gender relationships from pastoral or liturgical... Read More

After Orlando, Bishops Should Cancel Fortnight for Freedom

When it comes to the mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Catholics have not only... Read More

Fr. James Martin: Respecting Transgender People “Fairly Simple Thing to Do”

Jesuit Fr. James Martin again affirmed LGBT inclusion, saying transgender people using restrooms according to their... Read More

Bishops’ Employment Action Against Editor Has Troubling Consequences for U.S. Church

More than sixty church workers have lost their jobs in LGBT-related disputes since 2008, but the recent news... Read More

Theologians: Catholics Have “Civil Rights Imperative” to Seek LGBT Protections

Two theologians from Creighton University have called for Catholics to support LGBT non-discrimination protections in a... Read More

Head of Catholic News Service Resigns After Right-Wingers Complain

The head of Catholic News Service (CNS), a news organization owned by the United States Conference... Read More

Will U.S. Bishops Finally Affirm Pope Francis' Agenda This Week?

U.S. bishops will gather for their fall plenary next week, the outcomes of which will clearly indicate whether they are finally ready to affirm Pope Francis' agenda or pursue more of the same. Either way, decisions made in Baltimore will impact LGBT Catholic issues in this country for the next several years. So what is at stake? Read More