Is Vatican Investigation of Fr. Tony Flannery Repeating a Bygone Era? And Other News

Today's post features news about an editorial on the case of Fr. Tony Flannery, a new LGBTQ scholarship at Boston College, and more. Read More

Catholic Reform Groups Back Embattled Irish Priest Tony Flannery; And More News

Today's post features news stories on Catholic reform groups' support for Fr. Tony Flannery, a new gay Catholic's appointment to the California Supreme Court, musician Gina Chavez speaking out on being queer and Catholic, and more. Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick Says Fr. Tony Flannery’s Refusal to Sign Vatican Oaths Shows “Real Love” for Church

In today's post from Sr. Jeannine Gramick, she writes about how Fr. Tony Flannery's refusal to sign Vatican oaths on women's leadership and on LGBTQ equality actually "shows a real love for this Church." Read More

Fr. Tony Flannery Raises Questions About LGBT Inclusion at the World Meeting of Families

Fr. Tony Flannery, a Redemptorist priest from Ireland, joined the latest group of voices asking whether the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Dublin, Ireland will include LGBT families. Read More

Irish Priest Tony Flannery Begins 18-City US Tour on Conscience & Church Reform

Irish Redemptorist Fr. Tony Flannery, who defied Vatican attempts to silence him, begins an 18-city... Read More

Fr. Tony Flannery Further Refuses Vatican Silencing with New Book

Redemptorist Fr. Tony Flannery, who rejected the Vatican’s attempts to silence him earlier this year... Read More

Who’s Who? A Look at the LGBT Records of Global Bishops at the Synod on Youth

With the Synod on Youth now underway in Rome, Bondings 2.0 explores the LGBT records of a sampling of delegates from outside the U.S. The following bishops are just some of the 300-plus delegates participating in the Synod (a full list available here). It is unclear if and how LGBT issues will be addressed, who might be the key bishops involved in any discussion, and whether there will be positive outcomes.  Read More

LGBT Controversies Remain as World Meeting of Families Approaches Next Week

In five days, some 37,000 people will gather to begin the 2018 World Meeting of Families (WMF) and it seems there will be some progress on LGBT issues, but certainly not as far as many Catholics hoped. Read More

Pro-LGBT Irish Catholics Claim Discrimination by World Meeting of Families

We Are Church Ireland has claimed organizers of the upcoming World Meeting of Families are discriminating against the group because of its reform-minded views, including on LGBT equality. Read More

Facing Violence, LGBT People Deserve Human Rights Support from Vatican

A new report powerfully revealed the scope and intensity of anti-LGBT violence and discrimination that exist in... Read More