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St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral offers reparation Mass after ‘scandalous’ funeral for trans activist

Feb 17, 2024

By Daniel Payne

On Saturday, Father Enrique Salvo, the pastor of St. Patrick’s, responded to the “outrage over the scandalous behavior” after the... Read more

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Pediatric pushback on ‘trans kids’ treatments

Feb 7, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

Youth who identify as a gender other than their biological sex have high rates of mental health issues, the American... Read more

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith.

Parental rights win with new Alberta policy

Feb 7, 2024

By Quinton Amundson

The new policy, introduced by Premier Danielle Smith, will forbid gender reassignment surgery for minors under 18 and puberty blockers... Read more

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As 2024 begins, lawmakers continue efforts to protect minors from transgender procedures

Feb 5, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Nearly half of U.S. states have implemented legislation protecting children from transgender surgeries in recent years, including over a dozen... Read more

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Parents sue school district, allege deception in ‘gender transition’ of daughter

Dec 27, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Two parents are suing a Michigan school district alleging that their 11-year-old daughter’s middle school actively deceived them about their... Read more

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New U.K. draft guidelines say teachers should not be forced to use students’ transgender pronouns

Dec 22, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Draft guidelines issued this week by the U.K. Department for Education state that schools should only support student pronoun changes... Read more

Le Mans Hall at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana.

UPDATE: Indiana Catholic women’s college now accepting men who identify as women

Nov 27, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana will now be accepting men who identify as women, the college confirmed this... Read more

A baptismal font in St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria.

Vatican doctrine office: Transgender-identifying people can be baptized, witness marriages

Nov 8, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith issued the document in response to questions from a Brazilian bishop. Read more

Monica Bertagnolli testifies during her Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee confirmation hearing to be the next Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Oct. 18, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Biden NIH nominee grilled on funding for gender transition research, fetal tissue

Oct 20, 2023

By Matt McDonald

Monica Bertagnolli answered questions for about two hours on Capitol Hill on Wednesday before the Senate Health Committee. Read more

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Biological Integrity Initiative arms parents against transgender ‘ideology’

Oct 20, 2023

By Martin Barillas

Sponsored by the American College of Pediatricians, the initiative encourages physicians to speak out on gender dysphoria and assist policymakers. Read more

Bishop Michael Barber of Oakland and Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco.

‘Each of us is loved’: California bishops’ letter shows Church response to gender ideology

Oct 16, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The joint letter follows other documents and pastoral letters issued by prelates to offer clarity and guidance regarding topics of... Read more

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak leaves following his speech during the final day of the Conservative Party Conference on Oct. 4, 2023, in Manchester, England.

British prime minister says traditional understanding of gender is ‘common sense’

Oct 5, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak made the comments about gender at a speech at the Conservative (Tory) Party’s annual gathering... Read more

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Catholic schools must be faithful and welcoming on gender identity, Cleveland Diocese says

Sep 14, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The Diocese of Cleveland issued policy guidelines on gender identity and related LGBT issues for its Catholic schools. Read more

Prisha Mosley is suing her previous therapists and medical doctors for facilitating a gender transition when she was a teen.

North Carolina woman files lawsuit in wake of gender transition surgery as a teen

Jul 20, 2023

By SueAnn Howell, O.C.D.S.

Prisha (Abigail) Mosley is suing the therapists, doctors, and medical facilities who facilitated her medicalized gender transition when she was... Read more

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Loyola University offers course in ‘transgender’ health care, including treatment of children

Jul 13, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The two-week course purports to “teach students the evidence-based treatment of LGBTQ+ patients in medicine.”  Read more

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UPDATE: Portland Archdiocese says schools department closure not due to gender ideology feud

Jun 29, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The archdiocese says it is reevaluating how to evangelize and “integrate schools more fully into our mission” given a changing... Read more

"Transformers: Earthspark" Red Carpet Premiere & Reception at Paramount Studios, Sherry Lansing Theatre on Nov. 5, 2022 in Los Angeles.

Nonbinary characters in kids’ Transformers show raise concern, backlash

May 17, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

“Transformers: EarthSpark” launched in November as part of a growing trend that adds transgender or nonbinary characters to children’s television... Read more

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New York Archdiocese: We’re investigating ‘God is trans’ exhibit at Catholic parish

May 9, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The exhibit “maps the queer spiritual journey” and claims that “there is no devil.” Read more

Archbishop Paul Coakley. Courtesy photo.

Full text of Bishop Paul Coakley’s pastoral letter on gender dysphoria, transgender movement

“On the Unity of the Body and Soul: Accompanying Those Experiencing Gender Dysphoria” was released on Good Shepherd Sunday. Read more

A Notre Dame series titled “Reproductive Justice: Scholarship for Solidarity and Social Change” held an event titled “Trans Care + Abortion Care: Intersections and Questions” on Zoom on March 20, 2023, and drew an audience of about 105 viewers.

Notre Dame ‘abortion doula’ talk was unworthy of Catholic university, local bishop laments

Mar 22, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend said the event provided an abortion facilitator “a platform for unanswered pro-abortion... Read more