Seattle Task Force Releases “Mixed Bag” Report on LGBTQ Issues in Catholic Schools

An archdiocesan commission set up to examine LGBTQ issues in Catholic education, especially regarding employment policies, has issued its findings. Read More

New Ways Ministry Webinar To Explore LGBTQ Catholics’ Participation in Synodal Process

In October, the Catholic Church will begin a two-year process that could be the most revolutionary ecclesial event since Vatican II. It is essential that LGBTQ Catholics and allies be involved. Read More

LGBTQ Win for Billard: For Now or For Ever?

I hope this ruling stands for now and forever. Read More

Former Catholic Charities Head Denounces Bishops’ Defense of Adoption Discrimination

A former Catholic Charities head has denounced the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2021 ruling that allows religious adoption and foster care agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ client. The head also chastised the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) support of such discrimination. Read More

Puerto Rico’s Bishop Encourage Participation in Protest Against Gender Curriculum

The Episcopal Conference of Puerto Rico has urged people to participate in a recent protest against what they call “gender ideology” which was held in response to the launch of the government’s 'gender perspective curriculum,' which is part of a larger effort to help women and LGBTQ people subject to violence. Read More

Indiana Court Rules Against Fired LGBTQ Church Worker Citing Ministerial Exception

A federal court in Indiana has sided with a Catholic high school on its decision to fire a guidance counselor because of her same-gender marriage, a decision now being appealed. Read More

Court Rules for Catholic Health System’s Effort to Deny Care to Transgender Patients

In a recent ruling that continues a prolonged legal battle between the U.S. federal government and Catholic interest groups, a court has blocked a mandate for Catholic hospitals that receive federal funding to perform abortions and gender affirming surgeries. Read More

Sanctioning Priest Who Used Anti-Gay Slurs Is Like Nazism, Says Former CDF Head

The former head of the Vatican's doctrinal office has said sanctions against a Polish theologian for using anti-gay slurs are similar to practices used in Nazi Germany. Read More

Catholic Leaders Praise New Ways Ministry Statement on LGBTQ Non-Discrimination

As Bondings 2.0 reported yesterday, more than 250 theologians, church leaders, writers, and scholars have endorsed a statement calling for Catholics to support LGBTQ non-discrimination protections. Read More

250+ Theologians, Church Leaders Endorse New Ways Ministry Non-Discrimination Statement

New Ways Ministry has released a theological statement supporting LGBTQ non-discrimination that was endorsed by more than 250 of the nation's leading Catholic theologians, church leaders, scholars, and writers.  Read More