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These resources, suggested by friends and colleagues from around the world, are designed to help LGBTQ Catholics and those who minister with them.

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How not to focus on the negative, even when life is discouraging

ArticleBook James Martin, S.J.

Reflecting on the Raising of Lazarus, from John’s Gospel (11:1-44), can offer all of us, not just LGBTQ people, some clues in how to move away from the focusing on the negative.

New biography of 9/11 icon and LGBTQ advocate Father Mychal Judge describes his deep faith (From 2022)

ArticleBook Francis DeBernardo

As a gay man, a gay priest, growing up in a time of intense discrimination, Judge faced a difficult challenge to accept himself.

A Home for All: A Catholic Call for LGBTQ Non-Discrimination

Book Robert Shine

A Home for All: A Catholic Call for LGBTQ Non-Discrimination makes the case for why and how Catholics should support non-discrimination initiatives for LGBTQ people in both church and society. This publication is a brief 60-page book written by Francis DeBernardo and Robert Shine, respectively New Ways Ministry’s executive director and associate director. The book was created for Catholics in the pews, pastoral ministers, and educators to understand why their Catholic faith promotes equality for LGBTQ people, despite some church leaders’ opposition.

James Martin SJ: Membangun Ruang Perjumpaan Gereja dan Komunitas LGBT

Book Indonesian James Martin, S.J.

James Martin SJ menyadari diamnya banyak orang Katolik di Indonesia sebenarnya tak mengejutkan, sebab orang Katolik hanyalah 3% dari populasi Indonesia.

The Pink Line

Book Mark Gevisser

Wide-ranging book that examines how LGBTQ people are treated across the world.

Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity

Book James Martin, S.J.

Jesuit priest and New York Times bestselling author James Martin issues an impassioned plea for Catholic leaders to relate to their LGBT flock in a new way, one characterized by compassion and openness.