Posts Tagged ‘transgender Catholics’

Catholic archbishop suggests ‘exploring options’ to ensure only people assigned male at birth are ordained

Monday, September 27th, 2021
Male only are ordained

A US bishops’ conference leader has suggested exploring “various options” to ensure that only people assigned male at birth are ordained to the Catholic priesthood. Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki has alleged that transgender men have been “unknowingly admitted” to diocesan seminaries and houses of formation for religious orders. Listecki, who serves as the chairman of Read more

Non binary student surprised by school’s supportive stance

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

A 15-year-old Kavanagh College pupil who identifies as neither male nor female has been a “little surprised” at just how supportive the Dunedin Catholic school has been. During the last term of last year Arryn, who identifies as non-binary and asks to be referred to using the pronouns they, their and them instead of he Read more

Feminists and gay Christians who accept the Church

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Acceptance, a Sydney organisation of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics, “have celebrated a weekly Mass continuously for most of the past 40 years”, notes Kristina Keneally in a recent address. She goes on to speak about how it is that she is a feminist and still a Catholic, and that while she finds in the Read more