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LGBT Catholics forced to move meeting space out of church as pope's visit approaches

LGBT Catholic advocacy group was to host conversations and panels on sexuality and gender identity during the 2015 World Meeting of Families.

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GLAAD op-ed to Pope: It's time to put 'Who am I to judge' into action

With the pope's visit to U.S. soil drawing nearer, GLAAD's Director of Programs writes on putting 'Who am I to judge?' into action.

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GLAAD, DignityUSA call on Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics during upcoming U.S. visit

Around 60% of Catholics in America support marriage equality. Unfortunately, the Church hierarchy does not reflect churchgoers' attitudes. GLAAD and DignityUSA called on Pope Francis to join them in closing that gap.

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March 10, 2015

VIDEO: LGBT Catholics own their faith while working for acceptance

A new video was just released by LGBT Catholics: Owning Our Faith, a project led by young Catholic individuals who are dedicated to using social media to achieve full LGBT acceptance in the Roman Catholic Church.

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Pope Francis called marriage equality "ideological colonization" to destroy family

Pope Francis came out with his strongest comments against marriage equality, calling it, "ideological colonization that we have to be careful about that is trying to destroy the family." His comments came during a visit to the Philippines, and in the midst of a Roman Catholic conversation on marriage and family.

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What does Pope Benedict's resignation mean for LGBT people?

The Vatican announced that Pope Benedict will resign due to age and health concerns. News like this tends to make people wonder what sort of change a transition like this might mean in the Roman Catholic Church. LGBT people and allies – many of whom are Catholic – have a particular interest in seeing what direction the church is heading.

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Vatican Official Offers Hope for LGBT People, Only to Dash Them

It was reported earlier this week that a top Vatican official voiced support for gay and lesbian couples. Yesterday, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, head of the Pontifical Council for the Family, backtracked from that statement, and blamed the media for "derailing" his words.

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"For All the Children" Highlights Catholic Support for LGBT Equality

A new video from Minnesota highlights Catholic support for LGBT people and opposition to the anti-marriage equality amendment proposed in that state. The video features an ever-expanding congregation singing a song about God’s wide welcome.
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