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Sister Luisa Derouen: Catholics are called to believe transgender people

Views Luisa Derouen, O.P. / May 17, 2023

For the past 23 years, I’ve had the profound privilege of accompanying transgender people as a spiritual companion on their sacred journey to wholeness and holiness.

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.

Four things Catholics need to know about transgender people

Views Luisa Derouen, O.P. / July 28, 2022

While there is a lot we don’t yet understand about being transgender, there is an abundance of reputable medical evidence to verify the reality of transgender people’s experiences.