Catholic School Principal Resigns After Ejecting Lesbian Social Worker from Campus

The principal of a Philadelphia-area Catholic school has resigned after a protest by students who were upset at the administrator's decision to eject invited speaker Margie Winters from the campus.  Winters made news a few years ago when she was fired from another Catholic school because of her marriage to a woman.  Read More

23,000 Signature Petition Asks Archbishop Chaput to Protect LGBT Teachers

Fired church worker Margie Winters left 23,000 petition signatures at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's offices on Monday, demanding Archbishop Charles Chaput end the firing of LGBT church workers and respect Catholic schools' autonomy. Read More

Are Voices of Young U.S. Catholics Being Represented at Synod on Youth?

With the Synod on Youth set to begin today, will the views of young Catholics in the United States on LGBT issues be fairly represented by the nation's bishop-delegates and other participants? Read More

The Ups and Downs of LGBT Issues in the Age of Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ election in 2013 prompted a new conversation on LGBT issues in the Catholic Church,... Read More

Court: Church Legally Justified in Firing of Gay Church Worker in Chicago

In a ruling released last week, a federal judge has said a Catholic parish was... Read More

Calling All LGBTQ Educators in Catholic Schools!

If you’ve been a regular reader of Bondings 2.0, you will be aware of the terrible... Read More

Fired N.C. Gay Teacher Files Federal Discrimination Lawsuit

U.S. federal court will be the venue for the latest employment suit brought by an... Read More

New Guidelines Ban LGBT People from Parish Ministries

In new guidelines, Philadelphia’s archbishop has banned people in same-gender relationships from pastoral or liturgical... Read More

U.S. Bishops’ Working Group May Dull “Amoris Laetitia” Impact

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia will head a working group tasked with “furthering the reception... Read More

Church Workers Speak Out, Backed by 1,000+ Catholics at Call To Action Meeting

Nearly 1,000 Catholics affirmed a Catholic Church Worker Declaration earlier this month, standing with church workers who have lost their jobs in LGBT-related disputes behind the document. Read More