Faith organizations, leaders, and have been getting into the spirit of Spirit Day 2016! Youth ministries, camps, congregations, campus ministries, advocacy organizations, and whole denominations have gone purple today.
New Ways Ministry
GLAAD hosted a Google Hangout after a very busy and anxious month for LGBT and allied Catholics.
Join GLAAD on Tuesday, October 27 at 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET in a Google Hangout with LGBT Catholic leaders to talk about the secretive Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and Family at the Vatican.
The White House invited GLAAD and LGBT and Catholic leaders to attend a ceremony on the White House's South Lawn welcoming Pope Francis before his private meeting with President Obama.
LGBT Catholic advocacy group was to host conversations and panels on sexuality and gender identity during the 2015 World Meeting of Families.
Pope Francis came out with his strongest comments against marriage equality, calling it, "ideological colonization that we have to be careful about that is trying to destroy the family." His comments came during a visit to the Philippines, and in the midst of a Roman Catholic conversation on marriage and family.
Catholic LGBT advocates see a shift in the way that the church talks about LGBT people and their relationships during the Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and Family.
In recent news,the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church have given both positive and negative signals on the issue of the acceptance of LGBT people into the Roman Catholic Church.
The Vatican Synod on Marriage and the Family has broken the silence on LGBT couples and families, with mention by the leaders of the Australian Catholic Marriage and Family Council.
The Vatican is hosting the Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and Family, in which LGBT issues are likely to be a main topic. One pro-LGBT Catholic ministry is making sure that they are present.