LGBT

Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago at a press conference in Chicago on April 4. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic)
Politics & Society Dispatches
"I think that the terms gay and lesbian, L.G.BT. should be respected.... People should be called the way that they want to be called rather than us coming up with terms that maybe we’re more comfortable with.”
Faith Video
America FilmsJuly 14, 2017
Fr. James Martin, S.J., answers the five most common questions and critiques about “Building a Bridge.”
Rainbow flags fly alongside the U.S. flag outside the U.S. Embassy to Italy in Rome June 16. A prayer service was held nearby at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in remembrance of the victims of the Orlando, Fla., terrorist attack (CNS photo/Paul Haring).
Arts & Culture Books
Nicholas P. CafardiJune 27, 2017
Father James Martin's new books talks clearly and openly about an issue that daunts and taunts our church.
James Martin, S.J. (Photo: Dan Creighton, Fordham University)
Faith Books
James Martin, SJJune 19, 2017
Even negative reactions are part of the conversation that I hoped the book would generate about L.G.B.T. Catholics.
A woman cries while visiting the memorial outside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., June 12, the one year anniversary of the mass shooting. The Diocese of Orlando broadcast via Facebook Live a prayer service attended by clergy of various faiths to remember the 49 who died June 12, 2016, during the largest mass shooting by a single gunman in the country's history. (CNS photo/Scott Audette, Reuters)
Faith jesuitical
Ashley McKinlessJune 16, 2017
How can we change the conversation between the hierarchy and LGBT Catholics?