Repudiating Pope Francis, U.S. Bishops Vote to Create Marriage and Family Document

Meeting earlier this week, U.S. bishops voted to develop a document on marriage and family in a delayed response to Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia. But overall, on this document and in other ways, the meeting was largely a continued rejection of the pope's vision. Read More

Is Pope Francis Trying to Revive John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body”?

Has Pope Francis revived Pope John Paul II’s controversial “Theology of the Body” approach to sexual ethics, which is quite critical of LGBT identities and non-heteronormative family structures? One author says "Yes." Here's what that means. . . Read More

Bishops Criticize Vice President Joe Biden for Officiating Same-Gender Marriage

Vice President Joe Biden has been criticized by U.S. bishops for officiating at a same-gender... Read More

LGBT-Related Excerpts from ‘Amoris Laetitia’

Responses have already been wide and varied for Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetita, his response to... Read More

What Can We Expect from Pope’s Upcoming Document on the Family Synod?

Pope Francis has been called the “pope of surprises” for all the out-of the-ordinary things... Read More