Category Archives: Testimony

The Birth and Living of a LGBTI Pastoral Care Group: Padis+ Chile

Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of  joy (Psalm 126,5) English / Español / Italiano By Fr. Pedro Labrin SJ – Padis+ Chile. This testimony was originally presented at the Ways of Love Conference in Rome (October 2015). Padis+ (Sexual … Continue reading

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Testimonianza: Padis+ Chile

Chi semina nelle lacrime mieterá nella giogia (Salmo 126, 5) English / Español / Italiano Pedro Labrín sj – Padis+ Chile. Conferenza “Le Strade dell´Amore”, Roma 2015 La Padis+ (Pastorale della Diversità Sessuale) è un virgulto della Chiesa Cattolica cilena. Un frutto … Continue reading

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GNRC WYD Special – Part III : A Young Pilgrim Experience

Universality, Unity and Inspiration were three values that the WYD assistant Eros Shaw found in his trip to Polland. English / Español / Française / Italiano / Portugues By Eros Shaw – Chinese missionary, activist of the Chinese Catholic LGBTQ Group China … Continue reading

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Inspirational Opening Day for LGBT Catholic Global Conference

It’s been a superb, inspirational day in Rome, at the foundation conference of the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics. We began early with morning prayer (before breakfast), structured around some biblical texts on the importance of listening, followed by two … Continue reading

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“Voices from LGBT Catholics in Western Africa” – Davis Mac-Iyalla

This report was commissioned by the European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups being concerned, that the voices of LGBT Christians from Western Africa were not well heard in the on-going discussion about the Family Synod of the Roman Catholic Church. … Continue reading

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LGBT Catholic Voices from W Africa: Ghana

I arrived safely in the city of Accra, Ghana on the 14th of March 2015. The last time I was in Ghana was in 2008 and I still have many friends there. The day after my arrival was Sunday and … Continue reading

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LGBT Catholic Voices from W Africa: Togo

Arriving in Togo was emotional for me, as this is a place I lived for many years, a place where I experienced much joy and also much sorrow. After settling into a guesthouse, I went to see the place where … Continue reading

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LGBT Catholic Voices from W Africa: Benin

In Benin, I met with three people who identify as transsexuals and are also Christians from different backgrounds. They wanted to be interviewed together. Their words were heartfelt as they told me that all they wanted from the society and … Continue reading

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LGBT Catholic Voices from W Africa: Nigeria

My next journey was to Nigeria, and I had to be extremely careful at this stage of my journey for my own safety and security. It was not easy crossing the border of Benin and Nigeria since the Nigerian Presidential … Continue reading

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