News and Views
Pope Francis clarifies comments on homosexuality: “One must consider the circumstances.”Breaking NewsViews Outreach Staff / January 27, 2023
Outreach asked the Holy Father three questions, in Spanish, and received a written response from him, to clarify his comments on the decriminalization of homosexuality.
Pope Francis’s call to decriminalize homosexuality worldwide will save livesBreaking NewsViews James Martin, S.J. / January 25, 2023
This represents and immense step forward for LGBTQ people, their families and friends, and will undoubtedly save lives.
Like it or not, Pete Buttigieg is legally marriedViews James Martin, S.J. / January 23, 2023
We can stand with the crowd who grumbles and issues death threats, or we can stand with Jesus, who sees Zacchaeus, calls to him and who treats him with dignity.
My journey towards belonging as an LGBTQ Catholic—and parishionerViews Lou Csabay / January 22, 2023
The fact that LGBTQ parishioners were encouraged to create a ministry began to make us feel welcomed. But the true sense of belonging came after I saw so many parishioners attending our events, lectures and activities.
How Saint Sebastian became an LGBTQ iconViews Stephan Goertz / January 19, 2023
Sebastian can be interpreted as a bound Eros. Pointing at him represents a kind of protest.
Pope Francis has met regularly with transgender Catholics at general audiencesViews Iacopo Scaramuzzi / January 13, 2023
“The pope’s meeting with a group of trans people was significant,” noted L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican’s official newspaper.
I’m an LGBTQ Catholic activist who invites you to see the goodness of Pope Benedict XVIViews Donald Maher / January 8, 2023
Perhaps his greatest goodness was stepping aside and resigning his pontificate, a great act of humility.
Father Thomas J. Reese, S.J., on Pope Benedict XVI and his teachings on LGBTQ peopleBreaking NewsViews Ryan Di Corpo / January 7, 2023
“I felt he was a very holy man, and he was one of the few cardinals whom I asked for their blessing at the end of the interview,” said Father Reese.
“Rooted in the same vine”: Sister Jeannine Gramick on meeting Pope Benedict XVIViews Jeannine Gramick, S.L. / January 5, 2023
Pope Benedict and I were on different branches, but we were both rooted in the same vine—the vine of Christ.