Pride Month

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Bucking the trend, the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board in Canada has voted against flying flags in support of “particular observances,” including “Pride” month.

Controversy swirls around Canadian Catholic schools celebrating ‘Pride’ month 

Jun 28, 2024

By Martin Barillas

For the third year in a row, St. Denis Catholic School in Toronto, Ontario, raised the Pride flag on school... Read more

The Progress Pride flag is shown above (center flag) at a White House "Pride" celebration on June 10, 2023.

Lawsuit: Los Angeles Co. Fire Dept. ‘retaliated’ against Christian employee who refused to raise Pride flag

Jun 1, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

A Christian employee has filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County Fire Department over his refusal to raise a... Read more


Target doesn’t shy away from controversy with sale of ‘Pride Nutcracker’

Nov 17, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

“Bring uplifting flair to your holiday decor with this Pride Nutcracker Figurine from Wondershop™,” a description of the product says. Read more

Target gay pride products ignited political protests with its "tuck friendly" crotch construction, Los Angeles, California, June 2, 2023.

Target reports first sales decline in 6 years after boycotts over ‘Pride Month’ merchandise

Aug 17, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Target’s decline comes after a nationwide conservative-led boycott of the store over its promotion of LGBTQ+ ideology and transgender products. Read more

Father Gil Martinez celebrates Mass at the Stonewall National Monument on June 17, 2019.

‘God Is Trans’ church no longer hosting ‘Pride Mass’ at gay monument, cites security concerns

Jun 22, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

St. Paul the Apostle in New York City told parishioners the National Parks Service decided the Stonewall monument would be... Read more

Anna Katherine Howell, 31, at her graduation from Belmont Abbey College, 2023.

Why a same-sex-attracted Catholic spoke out against ‘Pride Mass’ and in defense of Church teaching

Jun 16, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Convert Anna Katherine Howell’s viral tweet highlighted the struggles of same-sex-attracted Christians who live according to Church teaching. Read more

Crowds exit Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., after the June 14, 2023, "Pride Mass" with "Progress Pride" flags visible in the back of the church.

‘Pride Mass’ takes place in Washington, D.C., despite calls for cardinal to intervene

Jun 15, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

During the Mass, prayers were offered in solidarity with LGBTQ+ individuals and the LGBTQ+ community while protesters prayed outside. Read more

Sculptures at the Stonewall National Monument in New York City

Catholic church with ‘God is trans’ exhibit to host ‘Pride Mass’ at NYC gay monument 

Jun 15, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The Church of St. Paul the Apostle announced that it is celebrating a Mass outdoors at the Stonewall National Monument... Read more


Pittsburgh ‘Pride Mass’ canceled after bishop’s letter disavows event

Jun 14, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Mass to which LGBTQ Catholics, families, and “allies” were invited was set to take place in Duquesne University’s Holy... Read more

Cathedral of San Gil

LGBT activist dances and strips in atrium of Catholic cathedral

Jun 24, 2021

By Walter Sánchez Silva

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

Jun 24, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

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

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame university website celebrates ‘Pride Month’

Jun 9, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

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

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

Jun 3, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

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

U.S. Embassy to the Holy See displays LGBT "Pride" flag during month of June, 2021, in Rome

US Embassy to Vatican flies LGBT ‘Pride’ flag for month of June

Jun 1, 2021

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See announced on Tuesday, June 1, that it was displaying the rainbow LGBT “Pride”... Read more

As Catholic school district promotes Pride flag, Toronto archdiocese says cross the best symbol of inclusion

May 13, 2021

While the Toronto Catholic School District Board has voted to proclaim June as Pride Month and fly the rainbow LGBT... Read more

U.S. embassy in Moscow displays LGBT "Pride" flag. Embassies will be allowed to fly the rainbow flag on the same flagpole as the U.S. flag.

State Department allowing U.S. embassies to fly LGBT 'Pride' flags

May 6, 2021

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is allowing U.S. diplomatic posts around the world to fly the LGBT “Pride” flag on... Read more

People with rainbows flags in the annual Pride Parade as it passes through Greenwich Village. Via Shutterstock.

New Vatican document says gender theory is 'cultural and ideological revolution'

Jun 10, 2019

A Vatican department has issued a sweeping denunciation of so-called gender theory, and affirmed the principles of human dignity, difference,... Read more

Why some Catholics are skeptical of Pride Month

Jun 7, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

While the month of June is marked by LGBT pride events, some Catholic critics have voiced wariness and concern that... Read more