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shrike3

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Wed Feb 7, 2024, 01:50 PM Feb 2024

Journalist O'Loughlin named first executive director of national LGBTQ Catholic ministry

https://www.ncronline.org/news/journalist-oloughlin-named-first-executive-director-national-lgbtq-catholic-ministry?fbclid=IwAR2qdPoQTWF-d15r9U9SbkeOZdVK1qR-yts6Wt4LTO-Rb0oy9ZLEJ24qZJA

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Giving its ministry added journalistic heft, Outreach — a news, opinion and resource site for LGBTQ Catholics that's affiliated with the Jesuit-run America magazine — has named a former Boston Globe and America reporter as its first executive director.

The organization announced Feb. 6 that author and award-winning journalist Michael O'Loughlin will fill the post, where he'll focus on fundraising, assist with strategic planning, help manage the website and annual Outreach conference, and report on LGBTQ Catholics.

"We definitely want him to continue reporting," Jesuit Fr. James Martin, a longtime advocate for LGBTQ Catholics and current editor of the site, said in an email to NCR.

There are a number of organizations that aim to provide welcome and resources to the LGBTQ Catholic community, such as New Ways Ministry, Dignity and Fortunate Families.
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Journalist O'Loughlin named first executive director of national LGBTQ Catholic ministry (Original Post) shrike3 Feb 2024 OP
As a parent of LGBTQ Catholic children sarisataka Feb 2024 #1
As do I. shrike3 Feb 2024 #2

sarisataka

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1. As a parent of LGBTQ Catholic children
Wed Feb 7, 2024, 04:04 PM
Feb 2024

I welcome these positive moves by the Church. I hope momentum builds as more reforms come.

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