As Day of Action Approaches, Zmuda Supporters Receiving National Attention

What’s the latest from Eastside Catholic High School, near Seattle, Washington, around which a growing... Read More

Catholic Schools Inspire Resistance to Injustices Against Church Workers

This week is National Catholic Schools Week, a celebration of the church's educational efforts in the US. There is much to be celebrated, but it is also an opportune moment to discuss the firing of LGBT and ally church workers. Last year, Bondings 2.0 reflected on fair employment practices in Catholic schools during this week. Since then more than twenty church workers have lost their jobs in LGBT-related disputes. Read More

Opposing LGBT Issues Will Make the Catholic Church a 'Shrinking Cult,' Says Former Catholic Charities Head

Is the Catholic Church destined to become a “shrinking cult”? That is the conjecture of... Read More

Are You Better Off One Year After "Who Am I to Judge?"

It has been a year since Pope Francis uttered those famous words which inspired so... Read More

News Notes: June 2, 2014

Here are some items that you may find of interest: 1) Carlos Bruce, the Peruvian... Read More

Exploring the What & Why of Church Worker Firings, and Asking 'What's Next?'

“Pope Francis’ positive and welcoming statements about LGBT issues have captured headlines and imaginations over... Read More

Prominent Gay Musician Fired from Catholic Parish

A gay church worker’s firing from 2013 has just recently become public. Mike McMahon, a... Read More

Seattle Students Continue Challenging Injustices in Catholic Education

In Seattle, Eastside Catholic High School’s decision to fire gay administrator Mark Zmuda after marrying... Read More

Firing LGBT Educators Can Be a Teaching Moment — For What NOT To Do

The outcry against terminating employees of Catholic institutions because they are not considered to be... Read More

Z Day Protests End with a Catholic Parish's Panel on the Plight of LGBT Church Workers

Momentum grows and grows for Mark Zmuda’s supporters, who recently concluded a nationwide day of... Read More