“Why does the mercy of God fall so heavily on some while the rest of us crawl in the dust begging for that mercy—begging to be treated like dogs if not human beings? How do you find faith in a God whose disciples would send you away?”
About Francis DeBernardo, Editor
Francis DeBernardo has ministered at New Ways Ministry since 1992, first as a volunteer, and then as a staff member since 1994. He has served as Executive Director since 1996. He has conducted programs on LGBT issues and Catholicism in parishes, dioceses, retreat houses, colleges, and religious communities throughout the United States. He authored Marriage Equality: A Positive Catholic Approach. He is the editor and a contributor to Bondings 2.0, a daily blog of news and opinion covering Catholic LGBT topics. His articles have appeared in The National Catholic Reporter, Commonweal, The Advocate, and The American Catholic. He was the keynote speaker at the conference on religion and LGBT issues at the first World Pride event in Rome, Italy, in 2000, and a featured speaker at the interfaith conference at World Pride in London, England in 2012.
Entries by Francis DeBernardo, Editor
“I stay because I know God loves all, and that he wants us to fight for equality and acceptance.”
Have some Catholic discussions have gotten so polarized as to no longer really being debates at all?
How will LGBT issues fare in the Catholic Church in the coming year?
Should Catholics stop calling God ‘He’, and would it change anything if we did?
Some musings on one of the most confusing day of the year for Catholics.
To end 2018 on a positive note, we present to you the results of the Bondings 2.0’s readers poll of the Best Catholic LGBT News Events of 2018.
“Bondings 2.0” readers select the top ten Worst Catholic LGBT News Events of 2018.
2018 is rapidly coming to an end, and so Bondings 2.0 once again turns to our readers to ask them to select the best and worst Catholic LGBT news stories of the past year.
On this very special morning, let’s be fully woke!
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