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Emails raise questions about Philadelphia children’s hospital transgender surgeries on minors

Nov 23, 2022

By Joe Bukuras, Jonah McKeown

In a 2017 email, a doctor at the transgender clinic at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia said she was not aware... Read more

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Do we know enough about puberty blockers? No, according to N.Y. Times report

Nov 22, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The use of puberty blockers on self-identified transgender children and teens has drawn scrutiny in a recent New York Times... Read more

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Catholic doctors confront groups’ call for investigation of ‘gender-affirming care’ critics

Nov 1, 2022

By Edie Heipel

A coalition of thousands of Catholic and religious medical professionals sent a letter Tuesday confronting three top medical groups. Read more

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Report: Catholic medical school teaching gender-transition therapies

Oct 20, 2022

By Edie Heipel

A guest lecturer at Georgetown University's School of Medicine has advocated the use of puberty blockers, feminizing and masculinizing hormone... Read more

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Omaha archdiocese to delay and revise new gender identity policy

Sep 7, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Under the policy, all students, parents, and employees would have been required to “act toward a person in accordance with... Read more

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‘Gender support’ plans at school: Here’s what parents need to know

Aug 30, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The use of gender support plans is on the rise across the country, which schools are using to “affirm” students’... Read more

"Christ and the Woman of Samaria," by Guercino.

Marquette bishop: Document on same-sex attraction, gender dysmorphia about accompaniment, not exclusion

Dec 16, 2021

By Kate Olivera

A document addressing the pastoral care of persons experiencing same-sex attraction and gender dysmorphia is about accompaniment and not exclusion,... Read more

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UK woman who regrets teen gender transition sees court victory overturned on appeal

Sep 17, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A woman who says she was too young when a gender clinic prescribed her puberty blockers has lamented that a... Read more

Swedish hospital praised for halting gender-transitioning for children under 16

May 6, 2021

Swedish doctors will no longer prescribe hormones or drugs to halt or delay puberty for children under the age of... Read more

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Amazon says its ban of transgender-critical book was due to updated content policy

Mar 12, 2021

Amazon says it stopped selling a transgender-critical book because of its framing of “LGBTQ+ identity as a mental illness.”  Read more

Lansing diocese adopts gender identity policy consistent with biological sex

Jan 15, 2021

The Diocese of Lansing launched Friday a policy on “gender identity” requiring that its schools, parishes, and charities recognize persons... Read more

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In landmark ruling, U.K. high court says children unlikely to be able to give informed consent to puberty blockers

Dec 2, 2020

By CNA Staff

The U.K.’s high court ruled Tuesday that children are unlikely to be mature enough to give informed consent to medical... Read more