LGBT Family Ministry

Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

Our Mission Statement

The Body of Christ in the Diocese of Cleveland is called to reverence each person as a unique reflection of God's presence in our midst. We commit ourselves to become a community of care, support, formation, reconciliation and witness to justice with and among gay and lesbian persons, their parents, family members, and all who minister in and with this community.

Always Our Children: A Pastoral Message to Parents of Homosexual Children and Suggestions for Pastoral Ministers. (Spanish Version). United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

People of God Who are Gay or Lesbian: A Catholic Pastoral Response
(by Fr. Joe Fortuna)

A note on the teaching of the Catholic Church concerning homosexuality
Cardinal Basil Hume
April 1997