U.S. Jesuits Bolster LGBTQ+ Outreach

Even as Catholic dogma continues to repudiate same-sex marriage and gender transition, one of the most prominent religious orders in the United States — the Jesuits — is strengthening a unique outreach program for LGBTQ+ Catholics. The initiative — fittingly called Outreach — was founded two years ago by the Rev. James Martin, a Jesuit … Read more

Virginia Attorney General Herring Investigating Sexual Abuse in Catholic Church

Attorney General Mark Herring on Wednesday said his office and Virginia State Police are investigating sexual abuse within the two Catholic dioceses in Virginia, and whether people in authority covered up abuse. Herring announced the ongoing investigation at a news conference at his office, saying his review began after a grand jury in Pennsylvania issued … Read more