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In an Op-Ed yesterday, the National Catholic Reporter, a major independent Catholic newspaper, detailed a compelling critique of San Francisco Archbishop Salvator Cordileone's involvement in the March for Marriage rally last Thursday in Washington, DC, where hundreds rallied against marriage equality before marching to the Supreme Court. The poignant editorial was an important step uplifting the voices of lay Catholics who understand and advocate for marriage equality in the context of their faith.
When Alessandra Bernaroli, a transgender woman in Italy, officially changed her name and gender on her identity card, the Bologna court forced a divorce with her wife, also named Alessandra. Their appeal for the divorce got turned down, but Italy's high court has now overturned the initial ruling.
Leonardo Steiner just became one of the first national leaders of Catholicism to publicly support civil unions.
The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has broadened their contractual requirements for Catholic school teachers and administrators.The stronger language in the contact teachers must sign is most likely due to high profile firings and lawsuits being filed by LGBT and allied Catholic educators.
Mark Zmuda, the Vice-Principal of Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish, Washington, fired from his teaching job, has
Dr. John Corvino has been invited, uninvited, rescheduled, ignored, and maligned, all by Providence College. Where does he go from here.
After Pope Francis' message that the Catholic Church is too obsessed with gays, another man is terminated from his job as church organist for being gay.
During a Monday press conference, Pope Francis responded to questions about a reported "gay lobby" within the Vatican.
Equally Blessed, a coalition of four Catholic organizations is sponsoring six young Roman Catholics are on their way to the church’s World Youth Day in Rio de Janiero. Their message: that the church must treat lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people with respect and advocate them.
Michael O'Loughlin tells of his cross-country journey to various American Catholic colleges and universities to - all of which in different places on a broad spectrum of social issues - to find out what it's like to be gay at a Catholic University in 2013.