The Field Hospital: Fr. Philip Bochanski says Courage feels supported by Pope Francis' encouragement to accompany those "with same-sex attraction" on their spiritual journeys.
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Document bewilders some. Groups say, "Pope Francis has a lot of explaining to do." They call the seminary guidelines "extremely disappointing" and "scapegoating."
A national Catholic advocacy group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues will honor Jesuit Fr. James Martin with its Bridge Building Award Oct. 30.
NCR Today: Days after the vice presidential candidate expressed hope that the church may someday alter its teachings toward same-sex marriage, several bishops are saying not so fast.
Letter-writers include Irish Redemptorist Fr. Tony Flannery, Paul Collins, Fr. Roy Bourgeois, Loretto Sr. Jeannine Gramick, St. Joseph Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, and Australian Bishop William Morris.
I was not surprised when the Philadelphia archdiocese ejected New Ways Ministry and its September workshop on transgender Catholics from St. John the Evangelist Parish.
Conversations with Sr. Camille: Francis DeBernardo's days are filled with joy because of the good things that happen in our world, especially for the LGBT movement.
Although he was frequently pigeonholed by his controversial work with the Catholic gay and lesbian community, those who know Fr. Robert Nugent spoke of him in simple terms.