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Looking Toward the Youth Synod and Helping Young LGBT Catholics Tell Their Stories Equal Future 2018

August 29, 2018. Now that the World Meeting of Families is over, it’s time to look forward to the next major Catholic Church event: the Synod of Bishops discussing youth and the church…

What I Learned at the World Meeting of Families

August 28, 2018. When I set out for Ireland nine days ago, I thought I was going there to report on a church conference. Instead, the experience has felt more like I was covering a revolution…

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Ahead of World Meeting of Families, event amplifies excluded voicesStage in Dublin, Ireland

August 21, 2018. The absence of “voices” is becoming something of a theme of the World Meeting of Families, beginning with the editing out of Los Angeles auxiliary Bishop David O’Connell’s words of recognition of the existence of LGBT families from the Amoris Laetitia resource video for the international gathering…

Tech Company Withdraws From WMoF Over Treatment Of LGBT+ GroupsCatholic bishop

August 16, 2018. This afternoon on Twitter, co-founder of waytoB Talita Holzer made the announcement that they have decided to withdraw from the event after learning that LGBT+ groups were denied a paid stand on the grounds of a lack of space…

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Press releases

Mary McAleese and Theologians to Challenge Vatican Teaching on the Eve of the Papal Visit

LGBT Catholic Groups Ignored by Vatican World Meeting of Families

Vatican’s World Meeting of Families Removes Images of Same-Sex Couples from Resource Booklet

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Father James Martin: How parishes can welcome L.G.B.T. Catholics (Full text)

James Martin

This talk was delivered at the Vatican’s World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland, on Aug. 23, 2018.


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