“Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom” (2Cor 3, 17) will be the invitation that will unite, this year, from Sunday 15 May to Tuesday 6 June 2022, many ecumenical vigils and Sunday worships in which we will pray for the overcoming of homotransbiphobia that will take place in many Catholic parishes and evangelical churches scattered throughout Italy, Spain, France, Malta and Holland.
“As a mother to a transitioning child, please pray with us”. These are words written by Elena, whose child is transitioning.
We pray for the victims of homophobia, transphobia and biphobia as well as for the end of such discrimination.
It still sense today to pray in our Christian communities to combat homophobia and transphobia?
n the week before this year’s International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia (IDAHOT) on May 17th, numerous prayer vigils in remembrance of victims of homophobia will once again be held in several Italian cities, as well as in various other countries in Europe and South America.
Help us choose the Bible verse that will unite ALL the ecumenical vigils IDAHOT
Like every year since 2007, LGBT Christians and their families belonging to different Christian communities in Italy, Spain, Malta and Poland will be remembering the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia on 17 May with a series of prayer vigils. The biblical verse for this year’s commemoration was taken from John 15:12, “This is…
Like every year, we will come together this month to pray for the overcoming of violence arising from homo-, trans- and biphobia.
Like every year since 2007, over several days leading up to 17 May (International Day Against Homo-, Bi- and Transphobia, IDAHOBIT), LGBTQ+ Christians in Italy and Europe
The biblical verse guiding this year’s IDAHO prayers vigils has is the following: “This is my commandment: love one another, as I have loved you.” (Jn 15:12)
The most voted verse will guide us through the 2021 vigils to say no more to homophobic and transphobic violence.
Meditation by Luigi Santopaolo, biblical scholar, on the eleventh station of the Way of the Cross published in the pastoral-liturgical aid “Christ, my hope, is risen” for Lent * and Easter 2021 of the Italian Episcopal Conference (CEI), p. 86. When they reached the place called The Skull, there they crucified him and the two…