Theological Statement by the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics

Catholic Sexual Conversations in a Diverse Church

The Theological Committee of the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics, made up of theologians from six countries and various identities and in consultation with advisors, aims to name and nurture the richness of LGBTIQ+ Catholic realities. We undertake theological reflection on these questions and experiences that will support and enhance the faith, identities, and belonging of GNRC groups, their members, and Catholics worldwide.

Catholics need and rejoice in a fresh chapter of sexual ethics and theological reflection including both new methods and new content that are rooted in contemporary experiences and sources.

In many places, LGBTIQ+ experiences have been celebrated in creative liturgies, as well as in secular rituals. We affirm the importance of such blessings in Catholic settings and gather such rich and diverse examples for future sharing.

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