Monthly Archives: September 2015

THE FIRST LGBT CATHOLIC INTERNATIONAL MEETING

ROME: THE FIRST LGBT CATHOLIC INTERNATIONAL MEETING TO BE HELD FROM 1ST– 4TH OCTOBER   AHEAD OF THE SYNOD ON THE FAMILY Harmony, dignity and equality in the Catholic Church and Society (Rome 28/09/2015) –  The first Assembly of the Global … 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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LGBT Catholic Voices from W Africa: Conclusions

From the many interviews conducted, it has become clear that LGBT people in West Africa have a hard life. They are openly persecuted both by the state and the church and feel abandoned. It is sad to say that many … Continue reading

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GABRIELLA CARAMORE

Gabriella Caramore was born in Venice. She now lives and works in Rome. She is an essayist, and a radio documentary script writer.  she ptoduces and presents the religious culture program “Men and prophets”. She is the editor of a series of spirituality … Continue reading

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ROBERT MICKENS

Robert Mickens is a Rome-based journalist who has been reporting and commenting on the Vatican and the Catholic Church the past three decades. He is currently editor of Global Pulse, an online magazine launched in late 2014 by the Union … Continue reading

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ANNA MARIA VITAGLIANI: SPIRITUAL ACCOMPANYING IN THE EXISTENTIAL FRONTIERS

Abstract: Spiritual accompanying in the existential frontiers.  It’s a training course over three week ends, sponsored by the Jesuits, for people who want to provide spiritual accompanying to people who are currently experiencing a situation of “spiritual frontier”; they want … Continue reading

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