Catholics Show Gratitude, Solidarity for Gay Priests. Add Your Support Today!

We are asking readers Bondings 2.0 readers and the entire faithful to sign a statement of solidarity and gratitude in support of gay priests. Read on for more information. Read More

“Here is the Church. . . “: Reflecting on a Conference About Lesbian Nuns

Here is the church, here is the steeple. . . . .Some lessons learned and insights gained at a conference about lesbian nuns. Read More

Celebrating 7 Years of Catholic LGBT Blogging!

Bondings 2.0 turns seven years old this week.  Whew!  I'm pretty amazed that this project, which I thought would be a diversion from regular work, has developed into a diverse resource for news, information, opinions, spiritual reflection, and research.  I'm always amazed to hear from people how important a place in their lives the blog posts have become Read More

New Ways Ministry Blogger Is Heading to World Youth Day 2019

I’ve been lucky enough to travel a lot in my life, but there’s never been a trip quite like the one I’ll be embarking on soon. Read More

Remembering a Cornucopia of Blessings on Thanksgiving Day

It's Thanksgiving Day in the United States.  As families and friends gather for celebrations today, we've also gathered the New Ways Ministry family of staff, volunteers, and board members to share some of what they are grateful for this year.  Read More

Go on a Journey with New Ways Ministry

To assist the spiritual development of our LGBT and Ally supporters, New Ways Ministry has developed three types of journeys to embark on:  a pilgrimage to Belgium and Germany in April 2019;  an online Scripture reflection series for groups and individuals; and an online Advent reflection series.   Read More

Fr. Bryan Massingale Responds to Archbishop’s Criticism of Retreat for Gay Clergy and Religious Men

A leading theologian scheduled to lead a retreat for gay priests this fall has responded to criticism from the archbishop in whose diocese the retreat is being held.  Read More

Masterpiece Cakeshop Case Holds Promise for Full Legal Equality

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case is disappointing for two reasons, but reassuring for one. New Ways Ministry responds to the latest religious liberty case. Read More

Cultivating Sexual Desire: Theological and Pastoral Reflections

On April 22, 2018, Professor Patricia Beattie Jung delivered the Father Robert Nugent Memorial Lecture,... Read More

Will Transgender People Become Collateral Damage in the Fight for LGBT Equality?

Transgender rights are the latest major issue when it comes to LGBT equality in the U.S., and sadly this could mean trans people become collateral damage, says one advocate. Read More