Archbishop Discusses African Bishops' Silence on Criminalization of LGBT People

This post is the fourth in Bondings 2.0’s reports from the Synod on Marriage and Family... Read More

Kenyan Catholic Bishops Warn Obama: Stay Silent on LGBT Rights During Visit

Keep silent on LGBT rights. This is the message Kenyan bishops have sent to President Barack Obama in the days before his planned July visit, a belief shared by their continental colleagues and a belief increasingly at odds with Pope Francis' vision for the church. Read More

Global Network of Rainbow Catholics Provides Alternative to Vatican Document

A coalition-in-formation of organizations which promote equality in Catholic LGBT issues has responded to this... Read More

Ugandan Catholic Priest Calls for a Worldwide 'Sexual Refugee' Program

A Ugandan Catholic priest who has been barred from celebrating the sacraments is calling for a... Read More

Nigerian Bishop Compares Gay People to 'Drug Addicts, Robbers, and Terrorists'

The 2014 Extraordinary Synod left many LGBT advocates unimpressed, but by simply naming the realities of family life today it has made many in the church's hierarchy fearful. Bishops are using the interlude until next October's Synod to promote their agendas, yet, in so doing, they ignore the very realities outed last fall that must be addressed and instead do tremendous harm. Read More

Catholic Leaders' Spotty Record Against Anti-LGBT Laws

Catholicism’s record on the growing trend of repressive laws around the globe which target LGBT... Read More

Priest's Homily a Reminder of All Too Prevalent Anti-LGBT Catholic Realities Worldwide

When the lives and livelihoods of LGBT people are under attack, Catholic leaders must vocally and clearly stand alongside the marginalized and victimized. Read More

Praying for Synod and for New Ways Ministry's Presence in Rome and Portugal

One week from today, Pope Francis will open the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops to discuss the... Read More

How LGBT-Friendly Are the Appointees to the Synod on Marriage and Family?

The Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and the Family is less than one month away.  The... Read More

Ugandan Archbishop: Do No Harm to Gay and Lesbian People

Amid reports that six LGBT people were stoned to death in Uganda last week, Archbishop... Read More