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Cardinal Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, presides at Mass welcoming LGBT+ Catholics, parents and families

Media release LGBT+ Catholics Westminster Pastoral Council (London, United Kingdom) Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, presided for the 2nd time at the Mass welcoming LGBT+ Catholics, parents and families, on the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Sunday, 13 January 2019, held at Farm Street Jesuit Church. The Church, in London’s Mayfair district, hosts the LGBT+ Catholics Westminster...

Speaking to LGBT people, Bishop Semeraro said: “We accept you as brothers and sisters in Christ. This is a seal of truth that nobody can deny”

This article was written by Luciano Moia and was published on the Catholic newspaper “Avvenire” (Italy) on 9 September 2018, p.19 Marcello Semeraro, Bishop of Albano and Secretary of the Council of Cardinals (The C9, Council of the nine cardinals created five years ago by Pope Francis), has met with over 200 people at the National Forum of LGBT Christians,...

Papal Advisor Calls for Church to Welcome LGBT Christians First as Baptized Christians

. Robert Shine, New Ways Ministry (USA), October 11, 2018 LGBT Christians must be welcomed fully into the church, said an Italian bishop, because what matters first is their identity as Christians who are wholly part of the baptized faithful. Bishop Marcello Semeraro of Albano spoke to Italy’s National Forum of LGBT Christians during an assembly it hosted this month, just...

In Sign of Progress, Two Italian Bishops Lead Prayer Vigils Against LGBT Discrimination

Robert Shine, New Ways Ministry (USA), June 29, 2018 At least two Italian bishops participated in vigils marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) this past May. Archbishop Corrado Lorefice of Palermo composed a prayer for an ecumenical vigil in that city which he helped lead, and he encouraged Catholic parishes to recite it at Mass. A La...

LGBT Christian Groups European Forum: Do christian churches have the will and capacity to welcome young LGBTS?

Dea Santonico, Christian mother with a homosexual son of AGEDO, Public conference/panel on LGBT Youth at Aula Magna Facoltà di Teologia Valdese (Rome, 12 May 2018) In this speech I will try to investigate the causes that, in my opinion, are behind the difficulties of the inclusion of LGBT people in the catholic church. I believe that the analysis of...