Vote for the Biblical Verse for Vigils IDAHOT 2018

All over the world communities and religious organisations are getting ready for May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), not only in order to remember the victims of homo-bi-trans-phobia but also with the aim to support the positive role that religion and religious communities can play in creating a truly inclusive society….

Catholic Parishes Hold IDAHOBIT Prayer Vigils to Oppose Anti-LGBT Actions

Francis DeBernardo,  newwaysministryblog (USA), May 17, 2017 Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia  (IDAHOBIT). While this commemoration is not widely marked here in the United States,  in other nations, particularly in Europe, it is an important time to oppose prejudice and discrimination. Catholic participation in IDAHOBIT has grown over the past…

The journey towards 2015 IDAHOT Vigil has begun. Join us on the track!

After the Easter rites ended, LGBT Christian groups, and Catholic, Lutheran, Anglican, Waldensian and other denomination communities and parishes all over the world will join together in an extraordinary ecumenical event marking the 2015 International Day against Homo/Bi/Transphobia. The groups have started organizing the Vigils to remember and give acknowledgement to all the victims of…

The Psalm 139 is the official verse biblical the vigils and the prayer services commemorating the International Day against Homo/Bi/Transphobia 2015

Psalm 139, 14 “I praise you because I am awesomely made, wonderfully; your works are wonders. My soul knows it very well” This psalm will mark the vigils and the prayer services commemorating the International Day against Homo/Bi/Transphobia in 2015. The words of praise and hope contained in Psalm 139 have been the most voted…

Vigils Against Homophobia 2014. From Firenze, Liverpool and Malta to The Netherlands, Spain and Portugal

Once again this year, Christians of different faith traditions (Catholics, Waldensians, Old Catholics, Methodists and Baptists, among others) will be holding prayer vigils with LGBT Christians or will dedicate their Sunday worship services to remembering victims of homophobic violence on or around the International Day Against Homophobia on May 17. Paul’s exhortation to “Accept one…