There are many stories behind LGBTI people and their families in the Church. Read their life experiences and testimonies as witness of faith from many corners of the world.
CATHOLICS PARENTS´GROUP OF LGBT+ CHILDREN
February 2020. Did you know that there are more than twenty Catholic parents´groups of LGBT+ people? Here you can find a sample list of those who are GNRC members or allies worldwide.
GRANT ME JUSTICE
December 2018. Exhibition on “Criminalisation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People and the Catholic Church”
BEING A WOMAN, LGBTQI AND CATHOLIC IN LATIN AMERICA
July 2018. In March 2018, two well-known female activists were brutally murdered: Marielle Franco in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and Maria Guadalupe Hernandez in Guanajuato (México). In this article we want to delve into the testimony Marielle gave us with her life.
KEEP OUR DREAMS COME TRUE
November 2017. Being homosexual and Catholic? To many this seems as a contradiction. Four courageous members of the GNRC, tell about the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in their home countries Uganda, Slovakia, India and Chile.
A CHURCH THAT IS OPEN FOR GAYS AND LESBIANS – WHY IT IS WORTH RECHURCH THE CHURCH FROM WITHIN
November 2017. The Catholic theologian, sociologist (PhD) and religious education teacher Michael Brinkschröder is gay. Instead of turning his back on the church, he is fighting for acceptance and equality for gays and lesbians in the Roman Catholic Church.
GAY CATHOLICS IN MAINLAND CHINA
July 2017. This introductory article has been our intention since we began planning for this book. It is based on my participation in establishing the China Rainbow Witness Fellowship（CRWF） and the China Catholic Rainbow Community（CCRC), respectively an ecumenical body with Catholics participating and a platform only for Catholics.
#CHIESAASCOLTACI : “TOGETHER LET´S FIND A PLACE WHERE WE MEET AND GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER” (ITALY)
September, 2016. Cammini di Speranza’s Communication/Advocacy campaign for the year of Jubilee of Mercy. By Andrea Rubera – Italian journalist, activist of the Italian Catholic LGBTQ Group Cammini di Speranza and GNRC media collaborator.
THE BIRTH AND LIVING OF A LGBTI PASTORAL CARE GROUP: PADIS+ (CHILE)
October, 2015. Padre Pedro Labrin S.J. talks about the Christian Life Community and LGBT Catholics. You can also find the Video version (italian only) available here.
Witness, Testimony and LGBT lives from other GNRC Affiliates Websites
- Testimonies (english) : from LGBT Catholics Westminster Pastoral Council.
- Erfahrungsberichte (german) : from Homosexuelle und Kirsche.
- Témoignages (french) : from David & Jonathan
- Testimonianze (italian) : Progetto Gionata