Bondings 2.0 has reached a milestone today: this post is our 500th post!!!!!
To celebrate this little landmark, we thought we would provide a break from our usual serious material, and provide some humorous (though relevant) content.
Last week, on January 1st, The Washington Post‘s “Style” section printed it’s annual list of what is “Out” and what is “In,” an annual inventory of what is hot and what is not in American culture. Listed among the various fads, TV characters, celebrities, and the latest political lingo was this one little item of Catholic interest:
This note obviously refers to the many stories during 2012, when it was proven time and again that Catholic respect for nuns has been on the increase. This respect is due in no small part to the fact that many nuns view LGBT issues primarily as justice issues. In 2012, nuns’ support of LGBT issues contributed to the Leadership Conference of Women Religious’ (LCWR) run-in with the Vatican. Back in April and May of 2012, when the LCWR story was front-page news, the following cartoon ran in many papers and was circulated widely on Facebook and the internet:
We hope these items lightened your day a bit!
–Francis DeBernardo and Bob Shine, New Ways Ministry