Bishop Urges Church to Find “New Language” and “New Ways” on LGBT Issues, Listen to Young People’s Questions

An auxiliary bishop in Boston has said that the Church must find new language on LGBT issues to address the concerns of Catholics, especially youth and young adults, and that bishops must do more listening. Read More

When the U.S. Bishops Rejected the Language of “Objective Disorder”

“This Month in Catholic LGBT History” is Bondings 2.0’s  feature to educate readers of the rich history—positive and... Read More

Pope Francis' Trip to Philly Could Change Conversations on Family Life

Pope Francis is (most likely) coming to Philadelphia in 2015 and many Catholics are already... Read More

Can There Be Renewed Catholic Dialogue on LGBT Issues?

Several incidents in the headlines this spring have raised questions about how our society, and our... Read More

About Our Name(s)

We’ve christened this blog Bondings 2.0. This is a “tip of the hat” to New... Read More

Gay Catholic Who Was Plaintiff in Obergefell Case Publishes New Memoir

Recently reviewed America, Greg Bourke’s memoir tells the story of his devotion to his husband, his faith, and his country. Read More

Transgender Teaching Aide for Disabled Student Denied Job by Catholic School

When Wilhelmina Indermaur came out as queer and transgender, she found the Catholic Church to be a “safe place” for her. But that sense of belonging was shattered in June when a Catholic school forbade her employment because of her trans identity. Read More

With God All Things ARE Possible!

A year has now passed since that day, and I reflect on what’s changed since that beautiful Pride Mass at which I preached. Read More

Three Vignettes on LGBTQ Ministry from a Passionist Priest

For Pride Month, we invited Passionist Father John Lee, C.P., an ally and long-time minister with the LGBTQ community, to reflect on what he has learned from his pastoral experiences.  Read More