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DignityUSA works for respect and justice for people of all sexual orientations, genders, and gender identities—especially gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual and intersex persons—in the Catholic Church and the world through education, advocacy, and support.

Dignity USA Latest News

Totaling: 139 groups in 27 countries (or: 29 countries/regions) and 6 continents AFRICA (1) SOUTH AFRICA (1) WOSA (Women's Ordination: South Africa) ASIA (4) INDIA (1) We Are Church Coalition (Bombay) PHILIPPINES (1) Philippine Federation of Married Catholic Priests SRI LANKA (1) Hetadina Katholikaya (Paranambalama)
U.S. Gay Catholics Join Over 140 International Groups in Issuing Challenging Statement About Leadership in the Roman Catholic Church Washington, D.C., October 15, 1998 — For the 20th anniversary of Pope John Paul II's election as the head of the Roman Catholic faith community, over 140 groups in 27 countries, including DignityUSA, have issued a statement entitled A Pope for the Time to Come: Bishop of Rome and Universal Pastor.
Washington, DC — October 13, 1998 — DignityUSA, along with all of our members and chapters, mourns the brutal and senseless death of Matthew Shepard. DignityUSA also wishes to extend its sympathy and condolences to his family and friends.
Washington, DC - October 8, 1998 - DignityUSA, the nation's largest and oldest organization for gay Catholics, is appalled at the latest attempt by conservative social and religious groups to misinform the American public about homosexuality and to legitimize their own intolerance.
Washington, DC - October 1, 1998 - DignityUSA is disappointed that the Catholic bishops of Alaska have chosen to publicly and aggressively support a state constitutional amendment that legalizes discrimination of same-sex couples in civil marriage.

Upcoming Events

  • Advent Reflection Series

    DignityUSA invites you to participate in our Advent Reflection Series for 2023. We are celebrating Pope Francis' welcome to all and his prophetic words given at a World Youth Day address: "Todos! Todos! Todos!" Todos means "all." All are welcome to join us for an advent-themed reflection on the week's readings, followed by group discussions. Our friends at Call to Action will join us to kick off this series on November 29! This reflection series takes place each Wednesday, November 29 - December 20, from 8pm - 9pm ET/5pm - 6pm PT. The reflection series is free, but registration is required.

    November 29, 2023 to December 20, 2023