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15-year Courage staffer says apostolate 'helped me to become the man I am today'

Jun 24, 2021

By CNA Staff

A 25-year member of the Courage International apostolate says the ministry formed him into the man he is today.  Read more

For first time, Courage apostolate publishes chaplain's handbook online

Jul 28, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

The Catholic apostolate Courage has published online the latest edition of its chaplain’s handbook to better help clergy and others... Read more

Courage and EnCourage annual conference.

Courage apostolate's 2018 conference to recall founder's mission

Jun 20, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Courage International, an apostolate of the Catholic Church which serves people with same-sex attraction who seek to live a chaste... Read more

Let Christian chastity be our guide, not the world, Scottish bishop says

Aug 7, 2017

A chaste life and closeness to Christ is the vocation of every Christian, Bishop Joseph Toal of Motherwell has said... Read more

Courage to host event on pastoral approach to sexual identity

Dec 16, 2016

Courage International will team with the Phoenix diocese in the new year to host an event addressing same-sex attraction and... Read more

Fr. Philip Bochanski. Courtesy of Carmel Communications.

Meet the Courage apostolate's new leader: Fr. Philip Bochanski

Sep 29, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Expansion and further welcoming outreach are the plans for the next head of Courage International, a Catholic apostolate for people... Read more

Film: People with same-sex attraction find peace in Church

Jul 25, 2014

By Mary Farrow

The three subjects of a new documentary, "Desire of the Everlasting Hills", have shared their stories of having same-sex attraction,... Read more

Father Paul Check speaks to CNA in Rome on Jan. 25, 2014.

Courage head sees Christ in Pope's 'non-judgment' remarks

Feb 11, 2014

As many look for signs of change in Pope Francis' comments on people with same-sex attraction, the leader of a... Read more