Categoria: English News

“Blessed Parents: Experiences of Catholic Parents with Lesbian and Gay Children” published in the United States

The Italian volume “Fortunate Parents” has been published in the United States under the title “Blessed Parents: Experiences of Catholic Parents with Lesbian and Gay Children”. The Italian version was edited by Innocenzo Pontillo and Gianni Geraci for the association Jonathan’s Tent (La Tenda di Gionata) and presented to Pope Francis on 16th September 2020 during a public audience at...

LGBT+ Catholics Westminster Diocesan Synodal Pathway Listening Sessions

LGBT+ Catholics Westminster, November 6, 2021 Pope Francis has challenged the whole Catholic world to dream anew of what it means to be Church in a 21st century, post-pandemic world, through calling for all Church members to journey and listen together in order to strengthen a sense of being at one with the Church in communion, to participate in the life...

London’s LGBT+ Catholic community: “It only took 18 years to get asylum!”

Media  release LGBT+ Catholics Pastoral Council (UK), 16  september  2021 London’s LGBT+ Catholic community which gathers at Mayfair’s Farm Street Jesuit Church is rejoicing after an eighteen-year long fight to support the asylum claim of one of its LGBT+ Catholics Westminster Pastoral Council members. Godfrey Kawalya, a gay Ugandan refugee, LGBT campaigner and a member of LGBT Catholics Westminster, has...

2021 Prayer vigils in remembrance of the victims of homo, trans and biphobia

Like every year since 2007, LGBT Christians and their families belonging to different Christian communities in Italy, Spain, Malta and Poland will be remembering the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia on 17 May with a series of prayer vigils. The biblical verse for this year’s commemoration was taken from John 15:12, “This is my commandment: love one another,...

Prayer vigils IDAHOBIT 2021. Will you join us?

Like every year since 2007, over several days leading up to 17 May (International Day Against Homo-, Bi- and Transphobia, IDAHOBIT), LGBTQ+ Christians in Italy and Europe, along with their parents and their faith communities, will organise vigils, prayers and services. These events will be underscored by the Bible verse “Love one other, as I have loved you” (John 15:12)....

“Out of love for the truth that resides in our hearts” Open letter to Pope Francis from Catholic parents of LGBT children Italian

Open letter to Pope Francis from the fathers and mothers of the 3VolteGenitori network, the Italian national network of Christian parents of LGBT children, dated 17th March 2021 Dear Pope Francis, As Catholic parents of LGBT children, we cannot remain silent in the face of the suffering caused by the Responsum of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith...