April 26, 2023. DignityUSA celebrates the Vatican’s announcement that 70 lay people will be voting members of the global Synod process, ending the centuries-long exclusion of Catholic laity from helping to shape key aspects of church governance and direction.
Group Pushed by Archdiocese Is Harmful to Families of LGBTQ+ Young People
DETROIT, MI (Feb. 14, 2022) – Three affiliated groups that advocate for LGBTQ+ Catholics are warning Catholic parents against participating in the EnCourage and Courage “ministries” that the Archdiocese of Detroit is currently promoting.
DignityUSA's Book of Intentions, a sacred object familiar to conference attendees, was featured in a workshop entitied, "Catholicism in 10 Objects," which was part of the Roman Catholic Studies Unit of the American Academy of Religion during its 2020 Annual Meeting.
September 26, 2020. DignityUSA, the organization of Catholics committed to justice, equality, and full inclusion of LGBTQI people in our church and society, joins people across our country in continuing to honor the memory and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who will be laid to rest next week.
Submitted to US Department of Housing and Urban Development September 18, 2020
July 8, 2020. DignityUSA, the organization of Catholics committed to justice, equality, and full inclusion of LGBTQI Catholics in the church and society, is deeply disappointed in today’s Supreme Court ruling that denies Catholic school teachers legal protection against job bias.
June 24, 2020. New directives from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis that ban some transgender students from Catholic schools are being called “unspeakably cruel” and “based on ignorance and misconceptions” by leaders of the LGBTQI Catholic group DignityUSA.
LGBTQI Catholic Group DignityUSA Responds to Supreme Court Decision Protecting LGBTQI Workers
“It is not possible to be in favor of justice for some people and not be in favor of justice for all people.”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In letters sent to the Archbishop of Cincinnati, DignityUSA, and the Living Beatitudes Community, a ministry of Dignity/Dayton, have strongly protested the decision to refuse contract renewal to a teacher who gave 23 years of exemplary service to a Catholic high school.