Joining Pope Francis, We Pray (and Act) for Church Worker Justice

More work remains, however, as LGBT church workers and others who are simply supportive of equality remain vulnerable. More than 70 have lost their jobs in LGBT-related employment disputes over the last decade. Due to religious exemptions, there have been few legal victories thus far. Catholic institutions largely lack relevant non-discrimination policies. Now is the time to take action. . . Read More

Pope Francis Decries “Manipulation of Sexual Difference”

The following text is a statement by Francis DeBernardo, Executive Director, New Ways Ministry, on... Read More

Seminary Cancels Fr. Martin’s Talk Due to Criticism of His LGBT Book

The following is a statement by Francis DeBernardo, Executive Director, New Ways Ministry, in response... Read More

Fall 2017 Features Many Exciting LGBT Catholic Events–and You’re Invited!

There are many exciting Catholic LGBT events happening this fall. Today’s post highlights a few... Read More

Catholic Groups Object to Bishop Paprocki’s Anti-Gay Decree

Weeks after an Illinois bishop announced pastoral guidelines that bar people in same-gender marriages from... Read More

Dear Bishop Paprocki: An Open Letter

As we reported in yesterday’s Bondings 2.0 post, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, has issued... Read More

Displacement, Solidarity, Home: Reflections from the Symposium

Today’s post is from Alfred Pang, a doctoral candidate in Theology and Education at the... Read More

Lesbian Catholic Reviews Fr. James Martin’s New Book on LGBT Issues

As Jesuit Father James Martin launches his new book, Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church... Read More

The Ups and Downs of LGBT Issues in the Age of Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ election in 2013 prompted a new conversation on LGBT issues in the Catholic Church,... Read More

The Open Closet and Self-Censorship

The weekend after New Ways Ministry’s Eighth National Symposium, “Justice and Mercy Shall Kiss:  LGBT... Read More