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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 abuse

Views 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 nightclub
News Catholic News Service / November 21, 2022

Sister Luisa Derouen: For transgender people, a name is a deliberate expression of identity

Views 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.

Statement from Outreach on the Club Q Nightclub Shooting

Breaking 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 communicators

Breaking 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.”

John D’Emilio on Oscar Wilde and coming out: New book excerpt

Views 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.