One Gay Priest’s Ups and Downs After Coming Out of the Closet

Milwaukee Magazine has followed up with Fr. Gregory Greiten, the Wisconsin priest who came out as gay to his congregation last December, and has found that in addition to the resounding support his parishioners provided, he is also receiving some negative responses from church officials and conservative Catholic websites. Read More

Catholic Family Values and Same-Sex Marriage in Ireland: Three Years Later

Nearly three years after Ireland’s successful 2015 referendum on same-sex marriage, it’s worth asking how such a Catholic country is faring afterward and how it managed to pass same-sex marriage legislation in the first place. Read More

Always Our Children: 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago today, on October 1, 1997, the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Marriage and Family issued "Always Our Children: A Pastoral Message to Parents of Homosexual Children AND Suggestions for Pastoral Ministers." What did this document contribute to the discussion of LGBT issues in the Catholic Church? And what is its impact today? Read More

LGBT Catholics Must Start “Stonewall” in Church, Says Former Vatican Official

Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 featured excerpts from an interview with former Vatican priest Krzysztof Charamsa who came... Read More

Ten Years Later, Sr. Margaret Farley’s “Just Love” Is Still a Most Radical Book

This weekend, Catholics are gathering in Chicago for New Ways Ministry’s 8th National Symposium, “Justice... Read More

Four Years Later, What to Make of Pope Francis and LGBT Issues?

Today is the fourth anniversary of Pope Francis’ election, a moment for taking stock of... Read More

Pope Francis: An LGBT Year in Review

During his annual pre-Christmas greeting to the Roman Curia last week, Pope Francis sharply criticized... Read More

One Month After Orlando Massacre, Sr. Jeannine Gramick Decries Silence On Violence

49 people were murdered one month ago today at Pulse, a LGBT nightclub in Orlando,... Read More

Celebrating a Fantastic Four and 1/2 Years of Catholic LGBT Blogging!

This past weekend, Bondings 2.0 marked its fantastic 4 and 1/2 year anniversary!  We have been providing readers with... Read More