Transgender Teen Sues Catholic Hospital for Discrimination

A transgender teen is suing a Catholic hospital for allegedly denying him a surgery as part of his transition. This case is but the latest example that church-affiliated healthcare systems will increasingly have to deal with trans issues, with the question now being how will the hospitals respond? Read More

Catholic Officials Appeal to Congress for Nullification of D.C. Human Rights Laws

With the support of Catholic officials, two Senators introduced legislation to repeal human rights amendments passed by the District of Columbia earlier this year, including one protective of LGBT student rights.  Read More

Separating Civil and Sacramental Marriage–Part 2

Yesterday, I noted that I had recently read two opposing essays on marriage equality, both... Read More

Majorities of US & Canadian Catholics Support Marriage Equality

A new Quinnipiac University poll finds American support for marriage equality growing, especially among Catholics,... Read More

Christmas Party for New Ways Ministry Volunteers

As Christmas draws near,  we’d like to share a little holiday cheer from New Ways... Read More

Bishops and Vatican React to This Week’s Marriage Equality Electoral Victories

It is understandable that certain Catholic bishops would be disappointed in Tuesday’s ballot victories for... Read More

‘No One’s Listening to the Pope’ or What Washington Catholics Taught Us This Election

With marriage equality successfully enacted in Washington State, a former Catholic in Seattle reflected at... Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Thank You, Catholic Voters

National Catholic Reporter columnist Kate Childs Graham posted a piece today thanking Catholic voters for... Read More

A Lesson to Be Learned from Marriage Equality Victories

The news is almost too incredible to believe. Yesterday, marriage equality was made the law... Read More

State Tells Yakima Diocese Not to Collect $$$ for Anti-Equality Group

    Last week, we reported that Bishop Joseph Tyson of the Diocese of Yakima,... Read More