Italian Archbishop Writes Preface to Book on LGBT Issues in Catholic Church

An Italian archbishop has written the preface to the Italian edition of Fr. James Martin,... Read More

From ‘Who Am I to Judge?’ to ‘God Made You Like This and Loves You Like This’

News reports have been spreading across the globe because a Chilean clerical sex abuse survivor has reported that in his private conversation with the pope, Francis strongly affirmed the man's gay sexual orientation. Read More

‘Thank You, God, For Making Me Gay and Catholic’

For many people, queer and Catholic can seem like opposite identities. For Sam Albano of Carmel, Indiana, they complement each other in a powerful way.   Read More

In Philippines: ‘L.G.B.T. are now accepted. We are very welcome.’

About 80 percent of Filipinos are Roman Catholic, and the church’s teachings often dominate public life in the Philippines. Still, Ms. Cabaluna, who considers herself very religious, said: 'L.G.B.T. are now accepted. We are very welcome.' Read More

LGBT Catholics Ask British Bishops to Educate Themselves on Gender

The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales have released a plenary statement on gender, and the contents are a mixed bag of sensitivity and misunderstanding.  A Catholic LGBT+ pastoral ministry in London has responded to the statement, calling for the bishops to educate themselves. Read More

Untangling the Experiences of Being ‘Queer and Catholic’

"Queer and Catholic: A life of contradiction," is a new autobiography by a gay Catholic man in the United Kingdom who recounts his developments in sexuality and spirituality and where those two areas converged Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Gay Catholic Says Church’s Language on Homosexuality is “Vile”

Earlier this week, Bondings 2.0 reported on Irish Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh's admission that the institutional Church "struggles to find a language" through which it can relate to LGBT people. In response, political journalist and gay Catholic Ursula Halligan wrote a sharp response in The Irish Times.  Read More

Pope Francis Meets with Student Severely Injured While Defending Gay Couple

Pope Francis has met with a student injured while defending a gay couple in France two years ago. Read More

Firing of LGBT Church Workers a “Very Difficult Question,” Says Cardinal

A leading U.S. cardinal has said the firing of LGBT church workers is "a very difficult question." Read More