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Pope Francis Tells LGBTQ+ Italian Group to Seek Church “That Excludes No One”

Andru Zodrow, New Ways Ministry (USA), September 30, 2022 Pope Francis recently met with a group of Italian LGBTQ+ advocates to discuss building a more inclusive church, telling them to seek a church “that excludes no one.” The advocates were part of La Tenda di Gionata (The Tent of Jonathan), which serves LGBT Christians. They met privately with the pope after...

VIDEO> Come and pray with us for the end of homophobia, transphobia and biphobia

. Since 2007, Christian communities and LGBT Christians around the world have come together on the 17th May to remember the victims of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, to overcome discrimination so that our society and our Christian communities can become “sanctuaries of welcome and support for LGBT people and for every person affected by discrimination”. “We pray that no one...

“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,...