The Very Rev. Dr. Patrick Malloy, Dean of the Cathedral, leads a discussion examining the intersection of religion and the LGBTQ+ community, with panelists:

  • The Rev. Dr. Mary Barber, Episcopal priest, psychiatrist, professor at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, widely published author on LGBTQ+ issues in a number of medical and psychological / psychiatric journals

  • The Rev. Dr. Charlie Bell, priest of the Church of England, psychiatrist, professor at Cambridge University and King’s College London, author of Queer Holiness and the forthcoming Light to Those in Darkness: Total Pain and the Body of Christ.”

  • The Rev. Dr. Patrick Cheng, Episcopal priest, attorney, professor at Union Theological Seminary, author of Rainbow Theology and numerous other books and articles on the intersection of Christianity and Queer identity

  • The Rev. James Martin, SJ, Roman Catholic priest in the Society of Jesus, editor-at-large of America magazine, and author of Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity. A film about Father Martin’s ministry debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2021.

This event will be held in person and available to livestream. The video will appear on this page, and on the Cathedral's Facebook page and YouTube channel at 6 pm on Monday, June 5.

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