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3rd Assembly of the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics
March 2, 2018. We are delighted to invite you to the 3rd Assembly of the GNRC, to take place in Chicago from 30 June to 4 July 2019. This will be an exciting opportunity to share our stories and to continue to strive for equality and full inclusion for the LGBTI community in the Roman Catholic Church and in the many nations we represent. English / Español
For information about the Aims of the Assembly, its Complementary Programme, the Pre-conferences and the Accomodations, please click in the next link.
To apply and register for the GNRC Assembly, please click here
March 2, 2018. The local host for this assembly, DignityUSA, will also be marking its 50th anniversary, and is proud to welcome GNRC to Chicago, one of the USA’s most exciting and inclusive cities, as part of its celebration of this milestone. Furthermore, DignityUSA is inviting GNRC delegates to consider staying on in Chicago at the conclusion of our Assembly to be part of its special 50th Anniversary conference.
For information and to register for the DignityUSA conference, click here
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.