News and Views
Celebrating gay relationships in the church? What happened in Belgium and why it’s good news.Views Jos Moons, S.J. / November 27, 2022
The bishops recognize the value of lasting and loving relationships between LGBTQ people and offer a loosely developed liturgy for celebrating those relationships in church.
Jesuit psychologist: Gay priests are not the cause of clergy sex abuseViews Gerard J. McGlone, S.J. / November 22, 2022
LGBTQ people were not and are not the problem of the clergy sexual abuse. Numerous international studies actually determined there were more heterosexuals who offended in the church.
Catholic leaders respond to shooting at Colorado nightclubNews Catholic News Service / November 21, 2022
Sister Luisa Derouen: For transgender people, a name is a deliberate expression of identityViews Luisa Derouen, O.P. / November 21, 2022
When we are called by name, with respect, we have a sense of who we are, the communities in which we belong and our place in the world.
Colorado Springs Shooting: At Least 5 Killed in Nightclub Shooting in Colorado SpringsNews The New York Times / November 20, 2022
Statement from Outreach on the Club Q Nightclub ShootingBreaking News Outreach Staff / November 20, 2022
Christ stands in the center of Club Q, with all his brothers and sisters and siblings.
The Archdiocese of Denver has a new policy on sexual identity. Here are six ways it harms LGBTQ people.Views David Palmieri / November 17, 2022
Continuing to prioritize the battle for religious liberty over a disproportionately small number of LGBTQ kids leaves us complicit in the culture of death.
Pope Francis praises Father James Martin during audience with Vatican communicatorsBreaking News Gerard O'Connell / November 16, 2022
Francis hailed him as “a man who has values, Christian and human values” and “a communicator who knows how to teach you to communicate with God.”
Sessualità, pressing dei cardinali per un’enciclica sulla teoria del gender ma il Papa riceve il gesuita che difende il popolo LGBTQ+News Il Messaggero / November 15, 2022
John D’Emilio on Oscar Wilde and coming out: New book excerptViews John D'Emilio / November 14, 2022
It was possible both to be gay and to live out the values that I had so deeply internalized in my Catholic upbringing, even if the church as an institution no longer had a place in my life.