Mónica Astorga Cremona, the superior of the convent of the Discalced Carmelites of Neuquén, in Argentina, revealed that Pope Francis responded to an email of hers in which she told him about the recent inauguration of the housing complex for trans women.
Every year thousands of devotees visit the shrine of Montevergine in the Italian region of Campania (Italy). Among them, many transsexuals who feel welcome in front of “Mamma Schiavona” (Slave Mama or Slavic Mama). “Even if we are daughters of an ancient cultural tradition, discrimination against us is still deeply rooted.”
An Italian Catholic group is backing a new homotransphobia law, saying that in the proposed legislation there is “no real risk to anybody’s fundamental freedoms”.
“God created me as I am”, a trans man convert from Catholicism turned Protestant pastor is celebrating.
The Italian Bishops’ newspaper has been accused by Catholics of allowing only a “one-way debate” on a new homophobia law.