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Gay Catholic Priest

Will Catholics Celebrate the Supreme Court's Decision on Gay Marriage?

Fr. Gary M. Meier | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Fr. Gary M. Meier

As Catholics, we can and ought to celebrate committed relationships of love between persons. We can and ought to celebrate life-giving relationships of love, physically, emotionally and spiritually between two people.

My Journey as a Gay Catholic Priest From 'Silence and Shame' to 'Loud and Proud'

Fr. Gary M. Meier | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Fr. Gary M. Meier

The slogan "loud and proud" is often used in the gay community in an effort to counteract the oppression of others including the oppression of the Church. Might we as a Church come to support that culture, the culture of loud and proud over silence and shame?

Gay Catholic Priest Comes Out To An Uncertain Future

Posted 05.29.2013 | Religion

By Tim Townsend St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS (RNS) On the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, the Rev. Gary Meier addressed a con...

Why I Decided To Come Out As A Gay Priest

Fr. Gary M. Meier | Posted 07.21.2013 | Religion
Fr. Gary M. Meier

At the heart of every authentic call to ministry is the desire to live a life of integrity. It was my desire to live a life of integrity that led me to the priesthood and it is that same desire that has led me to where I am today.

Fallen 9/11 Priest Emerges As Gay Catholic Icon

Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) When All Saints Church sought to signal its hospitality to gays and lesbians, the Catholic parish in S...

German Theologians Call For End To Celibacy

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

BERLIN — University theologians in Germany have called on the Catholic Church to abandon the vow of celibacy for priests, open up the clergy for...