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3rd Assembly of the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics
August, 2019. The GNRC announces its New Board, Co-chairs and Officials. We are happy to announce that a new Board was elected on July 4th for the period of 2019-2021 by our members delegates during the end of our Third Assembly plenary session. Five regional and two gender/sexual diversity representatives will from now on direct and manage the different projects and committees that structure the GNRC.
July, 2019. The General Asembly has just began! Follow each activity in our timeline Sunday: Pre-conferences for Africa, Asia, Europe and Latinamerica / Monday: End of Regional Pre-conferences and 1st Plennay Session / Tuesday: 2nd Plennary Session and Workshops / Wednesday: End of Workshops and Board Elections/ Thursday: Regional Panel in LGBTI Catholics issues. English / Español
June, 2019. Two new LGBTI Communities joined the GNRC. Let´s wellcome our two new GNRC members from Spain: Associació Cristiana de Gais i Lesbianes de Catalunya (Barcelona) and Crismhom Comunidad (Madrid).
June, 2019. Grant Me Justice has been updated! Find the individual testimonies from all over the world – which are part of the Grant Me Justice Exhibition – in English, Spanish, Portuguese and German.
The Third Assembly is coming and it´s very important to be aknowledged of the local situation of LGBTI criminalization and how the Church can help to make a change.
May, 2019. Three new LGBTI Communities joined the GNRC. We feel blessed to announce that We Are Church Ireland, Red Católica Arcoíris México and Ichthys Cristianxs lgtbh de Sevilla have become new members of the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics. You can find the updated and consolidated list by region of all LGBTI Catholic/Christian Organizations, Groups or Communities members of the GNRC, including the links to their websites or social networks.
We are already 35 rainbow christian communities and groups working for pastoral care and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and their families in the Catholic Church.
March, 2019. An Open Letter to a Gay Person. This is a Press Statement Drachma LGBTI and Drachma Parents Group (Malta) issued in the form of an Open Letter to a Gay Person in response to a concerted effort by the Christian Right to encourage gay conversion practices here3 in Malta.
December, 2018. Grant me Justice: Exhibition on “Criminalisation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People and the Catholic Church”. By Michael Brinkschröder. During the GNRC Assembly in Dachau, a couple of participants were interviewed and gave testimonies about their experiences in countries that criminalise homosexual acts or people.
February 15, 2018. The GNRC endorses the WKHP Letter to Pope Francis about the policy concerning homosexuality and the priesthood. Our reason for writing to you is the document Il dono della vocazione presbiterale, which was published by the Congregation for the Clergy on 8 December 2016.