Yearly Archives: 2010

12 posts

Election of Archbishop Dolan signals bishops will target LGBT people

As Marian Ronan noted yesterday, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ surprise election of Archbishop Timothy Dolan as its president signals an escalation of the USCCB’s engagement in culture war issues, particularly those surrounding sexuality and gender. The leaders of Equally Blessed, a coalition of Catholics working for justice for lesbian, […]

Advent statement, 2010

This Advent season, join the progressive Catholic movement in wearing a rainbow ribbon to church as a public symbol of justice and solidarity with our LGBT youth in this time of increased awareness about youth suicides. Do you feel called to do more for our youth? Here are some other […]

The spiritual side of coming out

Today is National Coming Out Day, a day set aside as a special time of reflection and celebration by gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender (GLBT) advocacy groups to highlight the unique perspective of GLBT people in “coming out of the closet” to acknowledge, embrace, and communicate their sexual orientation and gender identity. Despite the wide […]