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Christian response to transgender conflicts needs charity and clarity, Arlington diocese says

Catholics need to show charity for self-identified transgender people without compromising their faith or adopting “simplistic” solutions offered by activists... Read more

A march in San Juan to counter the imposition of a “gender perspective curriculum” in Puerto Rican schools held Aug. 14, 2021. Credit: Buenas Noticias/Rafy Colón.

March against gender ideology in schools held in Puerto Rico

Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday outside the Puerto Rican capitol and marched through the streets to oppose the... Read more

Puerto Rican bishops encourage participation in march against gender ideology

The bishops in Puerto Rico have encouraged participation in a march against gender ideology, a citizen initiative in response to... Read more

Eve Tushnet. Courtesy photo.

'Gay and Catholic': A Q&A with writer and speaker Eve Tushnet

This spring, Eve Tushnet wrote an article about the conversion therapy in Catholic spaces. The article, included in the June... Read more

The Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest.

Could Hungary find an unexpected ally in the Holy See?

The country is under fire for a new law touching on homosexuality. Read more

Federal LGBT employment guidance ‘an outrageous overreach’ one lawyer says

Recent federal LGBT nondiscrimination guidance for employers goes far beyond the law, one legal and religious freedom expert told CNA. Read more

Brief argues Virginia court was right to uphold teacher's rights over pronoun policy

Tanner Cross, a Virginia Elementary School teacher, filed a brief in the Virginia Supreme Court on Wednesday in response to... Read more

Bishop Luis Argüello, spokesman for the Spanish bishops’ conference and auxiliary bishop of Valladolid

Spokesperson for Spanish bishops laments approval of trans law

Following the approval of the so-called “Trans Law” by Spain’s Council of Ministers, Luis Argüello, the spokesman for the Spanish... Read more

Mackenzie Scott donates millions to controversial group outspoken on Catholic issues, religious freedom

Several million dollars from the Amazon fortune of Jeff Bezos’ former wife Mackenzie Scott have funded a controversial multi-religious advocacy... Read more

University of California regents advance proposal to pressure hospital partners’ Catholic ethics

The regents of the University of California have advanced a proposal that could end longtime partnerships with Catholic hospitals, as... Read more

How the Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX could end up hurting women

The Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX protections could end up hurting women’s sports and contradicting the purpose of the... Read more

Cathedral of San Gil

LGBT activist dances and strips in atrium of Catholic cathedral

An LGBT activist danced and stripped to scanty underwear in the atrium in front of the cathedral in the town... Read more

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, Ballyfermot, Ireland, displays the LGBT rainbow flag

Irish parish removes LGBT ‘Pride’ flag after archdiocese intervenes

A Catholic parish in Ireland has reluctantly taken down a rainbow LGBT “Pride” flag that was erected last week outside... Read more

A September 2015 gathering of the Association of Pittsburgh Priests. Credit: APP via Facebook.

Pittsburgh group calls for same-sex blessings 

A Catholic organization based in Pittsburgh has called on Bishop David Zubik to reject a March note from the Congregation... Read more

President Biden reveals his rosary beads during a March 1, 2021 virtual meeting with Mexico’s President López Obrador

Bishops must address Biden's policies that contradict Church teaching, theologians say

President Joe Biden has advanced policies contrary to Church teaching on life, marriage, and sexuality – and bishops have a... Read more

Biden administration cites ‘duty’ to uphold Title IX exemption for Christian schools

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it is required by law to uphold a Title IX exemption for religious colleges,... Read more

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame university website celebrates ‘Pride Month’

The website of the University of Notre Dame has a feature post celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride on its diversity and inclusion... Read more

June 4 rally in support of Tanner Cross, Loudoun County, Virginia

Court reinstates Virginia teacher suspended over transgender pronoun policy

A county court on Tuesday ruled that a Virginia teacher suspended for opposing a school transgender pronoun policy must be... Read more

The clear response of a priest to Fr. James Martin for supporting 'gay pride'

Fr. Nelson Medina, a Dominican priest from Colombia, responded to the June 2 Instagram video posted by Fr. James Martin... Read more

Ottawa archbishop: Some parents say flying LGBT flag ‘hijacks’ Ontario Catholic schools

With multiple Catholic school systems in the Canadian province of Ontario deciding to fly the rainbow LGBT Pride flag in... Read more