Representatives of the Roman Catholic Church Working Group (RCC WG) of the European Forum of LGBTI+ Christian Groups met in October in Rome during the synod of the bishops, that has marked the start of the final phase of the synod on synodality initiated by the pope Francis back in 2020. The meeting was a […]
The Synod on Synodality – the big event that’s been happening for the last few years in Roman Catholic Church – is finally coming to an end. The bishops (with a small addition of a few lay people, including, for the first time, women) gathered in Rome to bring together ideas and findings from their […]
Gabriele Mayer and Matijs Mihelmanis have been involved in our working group for World Council of Churches for the past years and in Venlo this year, they formally stepped down from this. We are so grateful for all the work they’ve put down. Here is an interview about their time with the group: Can you […]
After the first stage of the current Synod of the Roman Catholic Church, members of our Roman Catholic Working Group have submitted their statement to the Vatican.
The European Forum of LGBT Christians was very active in the events surrounding WCC as part of the Rainbow Pilgrims of Faith project. You can read a report about our participation here.
Pope Francis has called a Bishops’ Synod in the autumn of 2023 to look at what it means to “walk together” as the people of God. Its first stage of preparation began this October with the local (diocesan) phase, which is described as “consultation and participation of the People of God” and ends in April 2022.
part of the annual conference 2021, the Rainbow Index was presented and we had, as each year, an Open Church Service. These events are available on YouTube, here you can find the links—and of course the link to the decoration of Wielie Elhorst!
Want to get in the mood for the Annual Conference 2022 in Zürich? Watch the teaser!
May is coming closer. The preparation team is very busy in building an attractive programme for you. We will give you an impression of our plans and an overview of how the conference week is planned.