Bishop Gumbleton Offers Words of Hope and Encouragement

Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, a longtime advocate for LGBT justice in the Catholic Church, spoke recently... Read More

Sex, Marriage, and the Church, Part 2

Yesterday, I posted a lengthy piece about Commonweal’s print colloquium entitled “Sex, Marriage, and the... Read More

NEWS NOTES: January 14, 2012

Here are links to some articles you might find of interest: 1) In “Bishop:  Italy... Read More

Sex, Marriage, and the Church, Part 1

The headline on the front cover of Commonweal magazine’s current issue reads “Sex, Marriage, and... Read More

Colbert's Chaplain on "Respect, Compassion, and Sensitivity"

Fr. James Martin, SJ,  is one of Catholicism’s leading spiritual writers and cultural commentators today,... Read More

Postcards from the Edge

To oppose their state’s proposed civil unions legislation, the Colorado Catholic Conference is sponsoring a postcard... Read More

Can We Talk?

Two articles came across my desk yesterday which make me think that all conversation in... Read More

Another Nugget of Gold From Cardinal George's Apology

The good news that Cardinal George’s apology for his insensitive comments comparing the LGBT rights... Read More

NEWS NOTES: January 6, 2012

Here are links to some items that may be of  interest: 1)  CNN’s “Belief Blog... Read More