Priest’s book offers Catholics advice on how to discuss same-sex attraction

Driven by his love for his brother, who identifies as a gay man, and seeing how, all too often, young adults often fall in love with the Catholic Church but lose interest when it comes to its teachings on same-sex

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2018-01-31T12:21:43-07:00January 31st, 2018|Categories: Homosexuality and transgender issues|Tags: , |44 Comments

Fraternal invitation to Bishop McElroy and Father Martin

San Diego bishop McElroy recently wrote in defense of Jesuit Fr. James Martin’s work after it became known that Martin was disinvited from several Catholic speaking engagements, in large part due to backlash from multiple Catholic sources expressing concern over Martin’s

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Why does a homosexual man refuse to call himself gay?

Daniel Mattson's life was marked by constant turmoil between his faith in God and his sexual attractions toward other boys, beginning when he was 6 years old. Finding the conflict between his homosexual desires and the teachings of his church

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2017-06-13T11:35:27-07:00June 13th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |18 Comments

Can you teach the truth and not be a hater?

In a country where gay marriage has gained widespread acceptance – both culturally and legally – in the past several years, it can be difficult for pastors or others in ministry to stick to the Church’s teachings on the subject

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2017-01-13T21:12:40-07:00January 15th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , , |42 Comments

Courage apostolate names new director

The following comes from a September 29 Catholic News Agency article by Kevin J. Jones: Expansion and further welcoming outreach are the plans for the next head of Courage International, a Catholic apostolate for people with same-sex attraction. “I look

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2016-09-30T07:07:07-07:00September 30th, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |20 Comments

How many pro-gay Catholic ministries are in LA?

The following comes from a blog post by Joseph Sciambra: The real-life experiences of a Catholic mother with a “gay” daughter: When my oldest daughter was a teenager she had her first same sex relationship. As a Catholic mother, finding

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2016-07-13T16:16:50-07:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , , , |17 Comments