In Amoris Laetitia, An Eschatological Hope for LGBTQ Families

The Church’s hierarchy needs an eschatologically oriented theology to reframe how LGBTQ+ Catholics as embodied and relational beings can anticipate the Reign of God through their discipleship 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

Fr. Bryan Massingale Calls for LGBTQ Inclusion in the Fight Against White Nationalism

Last month, Pax Christi USA, the national Catholic peace movement, awarded its "Teacher of Peace" designation to Fr. Bryan Massingale, who had a message for Catholics about LGBTQ inclusion. Read More

Court Fines Polish Theologian for Referring to Gay Priests as “Cancerous Growth”

A court in Germany has fined a Catholic theologian in Poland for using derogatory language against gay people in a recent article series, a move that now has diplomatic implications. Read More

The Saga of Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill Is Not a Scandal. It’s a Tragedy.

Rather than a scandal, this saga involving Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill is a tragedy. And the tragic element of it is not being addressed. Read More

“Hands-Off” Judicial Approach on LGBTQ Discrimination Offers Catholic Inflection Point

The U.S. judicial system’s recent hands-off approach towards religious liberty could be an opportunity for churches to discern matters of inclusion and justice within their own communities, writes Patrick Hornbeck. Read More

Caribbean Archbishop Offers Partial Defense of Pride Month as a Social Justice Issue

The archbishop of a Caribbean nation has called gender ideology “diabolical” because, he says, it goes against the “understanding of the human person." At the same time, he acknowledged the need to stop discrimination against LGBTQ people, especially in the Caribbean.  Read More

“We Need to Talk”

So what might an adult conversation between the institutional Church and LGBTQ Catholics look like? Read More