Catholic Church

September 15, 2015

Join Nicholas Coppola to urge Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics in the US

"We strongly believe this meeting would promote great healing and reconciliation in our Church and society...The Pope can help address this crisis by meeting with LGBT Catholic families like mine and hearing our stories of perseverance, hope, and struggle. This meeting would be an incredible first step towards healing together – and towards bringing us greater justice in the U.S. and across the globe," wrote Nicholas Coppola, a Catholic gay man.

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September 11, 2015

Hear gripping personal stories in Full of Grace: Journeys of LGBT Catholics

The docudrama gives first-person accounts about struggles and experiences with God, faith, identity, and the Church.

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LGBT Catholics forced to move meeting space out of church as pope's visit approaches

LGBT Catholic advocacy group was to host conversations and panels on sexuality and gender identity during the 2015 World Meeting of Families.

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Catholic university stands by professor after marriage to same-sex partner

Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, is standing by and supporting a professor after his marriage to his same-sex partner.

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GLAAD, DignityUSA call on Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics during upcoming U.S. visit

Around 60% of Catholics in America support marriage equality. Unfortunately, the Church hierarchy does not reflect churchgoers' attitudes. GLAAD and DignityUSA called on Pope Francis to join them in closing that gap.

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A lesbian adoptive mother responds to Catholic bishops' attempt to discriminate against #LGBTQfamilies like hers

We know nearly a dozen other same-sex couples who have also adopted children with special needs, both from the U.S. and abroad. And there are hundreds, if not thousands of others like us across the U.S. The intentionality with which they chose to parent is carried forward into their raising of their daughters and sons. They have done all the things that other parents do, often while facing stigma and a lack of legal stability for their families.

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Irish Catholic priest comes out to support marriage equality during service

An Irish Catholic priest, Father Martin Dolan, came out as gay during a service last weekend, and received a standing ovation from his parishioners.

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October 14, 2014

Nigerian Archbishop may have change of heart about LGBT people

Nigerian Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, once an advocate of punitive Nigerian gay laws, now said that the Nigerian Catholic Church will defend every person who is being attacked, punished or imprisoned for being who they are.

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