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The following are only a couple of articles that do a good job of summarizing where the Church is currently at on this topic.
U.S. Catholic: “The LGBT Conversation is a new sign of life in the Church” https://www.uscatholic.org/articles/201804/lgbt-conversation-sign-new-life-church-31352
America Media: “We need to build a bridge between LGBT community and the Catholic Church” http://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2016/10/30/james-martin-sj-we-need-build-bridge-between-lgbt-community-and-catholic-church
America Media: “What the church is doing to welcome Latino L.G.B.T. Catholics” https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2020/06/12/what-church-doing-welcome-latino-lgbt-catholics
National Catholic Reporter: “Catholic social teaching calls for collaboration with Biden administration on LGBTQ policies” https://www.ncronline.org/news/opinion/catholic-social-teaching-calls-collaboration-biden-administration-lgbtq-policies
American Media: “Necesitamos construir un puente entre la comunidad LGBT y la Iglesia Católica” http://www.americamagazine.org/espanol/2016/10/30/james-martin-sj-necesitamos-construir-un-puente-entre-la-comunidad-lgbt-y-la
HOW TO START AN LGBT MINISTRY OR MINISTRY FOR PARENTS IN YOUR PARISH
The following guides were created by the Catholic Ministry with Lesbian and Gay Persons, an Archdiocesan Ministry in Los Angeles, CA which has ministered to LGBT Catholics and their parents since 1986.
- TO DOWNLOAD “A GUIDE TO FORMING A GAY AND LESBIAN MINISTRY [or a ministry for parents of LGBT Catholics] IN YOUR PARISH” –> cmlgp-gl-ministry-guide.pdf
- PARA BAJAR LA Guía: “CÓMO FORMAR UN MINISTERIO PARA GAYS Y LESBIANAS O SUS PADRES” –> guia-como-comenar-un-ministerio-lgbt.pdf
**See also our section on “Material Made by Other Ministries” for Mission Statement samples, etc.