Cardinal Blase Cupich Invites LGBT Catholics to Dialogue, Seeks to Learn from Their Lives

A ranking U.S. cardinal has invited LGBT Catholics to dialogue, saying he wants to "know more about what's happening in their life." According to the National Catholic Reporter, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago told attendees at a lecture he was delivering. . . Read More

Cardinal Cupich and Andy Warhol on the Essence of Church

Where is Christ in this Andy Warhol print? He’s hard to see under the military camouflage.  That’s what Cardinal Blase Cupich thought, too, when he saw the print at a recent Chicago exhibit of Warhol’s works.  Read More

Cupich: Data Clear that Homosexuality Not a Cause of Clergy Sexual Abuse

A lead organizer for the Vatican's summit on clergy sexual abuse this week has said homosexuality is neither a cause of abuse nor a central problem in the priesthood. Read More

Cardinal Cupich Removes Flag-Burning Priest from Parish

The good news on Sunday was that Chicago's Cardinal Blase Cupich has removed from ministry the pastor who ceremonially burned a rainbow flag as an attempt to "purify" his parish which had once welcomed lesbian and gay people. Read More

Cardinal Cupich: On Sexual Abuse, Clerical Culture, Not Gay Priests, at Fault

A top U.S. cardinal has expressed skepticism that gay priests are the cause of clerical sexual abuse, saying instead the problem is clericalism in the Church. Read More

Cardinal Cupich Says Church Should Learn From Families. We Hope It Will Learn From ALL Families

"Our ministerial approach should begin with the understanding that families are not problems to solve. Rather, they are opportunities for the church to discern with the aid of the Spirit how God is active in our time and what God is calling us to do here and now." Read More

Archbishop Cupich: Respect Lesbian and Gay People's Consciences

Archbishop Blase Cupich of Chicago again defended the primacy of conscience regarding LGB people in an interview, striking too against those who seek to deny Communion to certain Catholics. Read More

Church Worker Firing Challenges Chicago's Archbishop Cupich to Practice What He Preaches

A second church worker in Chicago has claimed he was fired for being gay, according to a complaint filed against the archdiocese. This firing challenges the Pope Francis-like record of Archbishop Blase Cupich. Read More

Cupich vs. Chaput: Examining the Tensions in the Synod

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More

Cupich: Synod Would Have Gained from Hearing from Lesbian and Gay Couples

Below is the next installment of Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and... Read More